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Business Support Manager/Financial Analyst

Job ID 483971264 Date posted 07/29/2020
Location : Ishpeming, MI
JobCode : 3155
Position Type : Salary

Description :


The Business Support Manager/Financial Analyst supports department managers by providing assistance with budgeting and forecasting, capital procurement, cost management, cost of quality, financial planning and organizational support.  Works in collaborative manner with existing financial accounting systems and personnel to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of critical cost information.


  • Coordinates the development of budget data and prepares detail support for line items.

  • Develops and reviews preliminary/historical comparison reports, develops forecast models and maintains forecast data.

  • Reviews costs and spending throughout the month. Follows up on any significant issues arising out of the cost review process.

  • Prepares month-end analysis comparing actual statistical and cost performance to budget. Reviews significant variances from budget with Area and Section Managers.

  • Provides financial analysis support to departmental managers for identification of potential savings.

  • Coordinates development of the capital spending budget.Prepares capital project spending requests for approval.

  • Monitors and reviews capital spending, provides support to keep spending within project budgets and provides capital spend reporting.

  • Completes five-year forecast as well as five-year plan for capital spending, including reports showing variances to prior forecast.

  • Completes other ad hoc analysis and tasks as required.

  • Interacts with purchasing and financial departments to ensure compliance with all applicable agreements and/or financial control procedures.

  • Maintains adequate internal control procedures to ensure the integrity of department assets and ensures compliance with all policies and procedures related to the business function of the department.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology or a related business degree.

  • 3-5 years professional experience.Experience in an industrial, mining or manufacturing environment preferred but not necessary.

  • Have a thorough understanding of accounting principles and analytical skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Skills in Hyperion or Business Objects a plus.

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, honesty, and ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills with collaborative style of solving problems.

  • Willingness to grow personally and professionally.

Who We Are

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota.

By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency.

Ready to seek your newest professional adventure? Explore our range of opportunities and join us at Cliffs.

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Employment Opportunities

Cleveland-Cliffs offers opportunities for high-performing individuals in a myriad of technical and professional disciplines. Whether in the field or office, Cliffs fosters an environment that empowers our employees to achieve their highest potential. Regardless of the location, employees will be presented with a challenging and rewarding environment. A competitive compensation package, opportunities for advancement and work-life balance all lead to a positive, passionate career at Cleveland-Cliffs.

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