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Senior Financial Risk Analyst

Job Requisition ID:  46567

 

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Responsibilities

 

JOB PROFILE:

 

Analyst position with 5+ years work experience who has powerful data analytics capability and has a strong growth mindset. In this role, you will be a key member of the Financial Risk Management (FRM) team which manages global hedging across exposures that encompasses foreign currencies, commodities, and interest rates.

 

Previous experience in foreign exchange hedging is preferred, with a focus on revaluation impact due to changes in foreign currency rates, as well as a thorough understanding of hedge accounting requirements for Cash Flow and Fair Value programs.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

· Perform critical reporting, provide complex modeling, and prepare presentations for senior management for FRM, including:

· Monitor and analyze exposures, recommend execution strategy, and execute trades for foreign exchange (FX), commodities and/or interest rate programs

· Internal coordination with various departments within Treasury and across Eastman (Controllers, Tax, Accounting, Finance, Procurement, etc.) to evaluate and quantify the company’s exposures across all FRM programs

· Evaluate macroeconomic conditions and market dynamics to estimate the impact on the company’s exposures

· Prepare presentations covering various aspects of FRM for senior management

· Ensure compliance with all Key and Non-Key Controls associated with FRM (valuation reports, effectiveness testing, scenario analysis, etc.) to be performed on a monthly and quarterly basis

· Evaluated effectiveness of hedging strategies across FRM programs and determine areas of potential improvement

· Perform ad hoc analysis across any of the FRM programs including Commodities, Cash Flow FX, Balance Sheet, Interest Rate and Cross-Currency Swaps

· Assist in implementation of new tools and solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness across Treasury

· Interact externally with Banks and Risk Management Platforms to both extract market insight and broker connections to the broader Eastman organization

· Co-pilot ad-hoc projects across Treasury and act as liaison across other departments of the organization

Qualifications

 

Accounting, Finance, or Math degree required

 

· 5+ years of financial analysis experience preferred

· Passed Level 1 of the CFA is a plus

· MBA is a plus

 

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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