Senior Financial Analyst - Supply Planning & Logistics


Pittsburgh, PA, US

REQ ID:  43243

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Senior Financial Analyst – Supply Planning & Logistics

This position can be based in either Pittsburgh or Latrobe depending on the employee's location/preference. This is a hybrid role that will require work in office 1 to 2 days a week on average


Kennametal’s Finance team is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the lead financial business partner to the company’s Supply Planning & Logistics team at its Pittsburgh, PA or Latrobe, PA office.  In providing financial leadership and recommending process and profit improvement actions to the function, the team member in this role will be collaborating with colleagues at various levels in the organization, including senior management and executives.

This position can be based in either Pittsburgh or Latrobe depending on the employee's location/preference. 


  • Lead the Global Supply Chain finance activities, directing projects, processes, and functional and business objectives for multiple organizations and facilities
  • Provide strategic input to facilitate achievement of supply chain business results across multiple groups within the organization
  • Responsible for all accounting and compliance matters for the Global Supply Chain organization
  • Lead financial analysis and decision support related to cost reduction programs and capital spend
  • Responsible for financial planning and analysis, forecasting, annual plan preparation, and development of shared services allocation percentages
  • Oversee the effective deployment of capital within the business, helping with capital project preparation and approval
  • Review and approve material journal entries
  • Ensure organization’s global compliance with internal controls (AP1A)
  • Ensure SOX compliance and oversight of both the cycle count program and E&O inventory   
  • Effectively manage third party service providers



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, with an MBA or Master’s concentrated in Finance preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with SAP and OneStream a plus but not required
  • Experience in a multinational, manufacturing company
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in performing projects with cross-functional teams, implementing process improvements and profit/costs improvement actions
  • Ability to translate data into meaningful actions and recommendations for the business
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ambition and potential to advance through the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision




Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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