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Ben White

Ben White

Lead Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A


Grand Rapids, MI

Lead Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A at Amway






Lead Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A

Lead analyst in the Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis group serving as a key influencer and strategic partner to Chief Financial Officer and VP of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Major responsibilities include global implementation and roll out of Economic Profit including first ever balance sheet projections. Part of executive team tasked with re-designing Long Term Incentive Plan for Executives. Responsible for development, execution and cadence of monthly analytics. Broad financial support for quarterly Board of Director meetings and any other major deliverable coming from CFO.

Career medium 03
Career medium 02


Lead Financial Analyst - Global Agribusiness Operations

Oversaw the development and execution of financial strategy for the Global Agribusiness Operations. Led key initiatives to achieve a sustainable growth model including: implementation of consistent and structured financial reporting including delivering enhancements to cash flow and comprehensive capital planning requirements. Led project team through the first development of long range business plan. Managed and influenced key finance personnel, including leading through staff turnover through optimized operations.



Senior Financial Analyst

Engaged with manufacturing plant leadership to help achieve targeted business results as well as provided financial leadership and controllership. Financial leadership in support of business counsel, budgeting and projection support, reporting, capital requests, as well as ad hoc projects.

Financial Analyst in the Supply Chain Finance Department with daily duties of reconciling the Perpetual Inventory to the General Ledger. Reconciliation is accomplished through utilizing various systems (i.e. J.D. Edwards, LTS, Oracle Business Intellegince).

Additional responsibilities include development of new RFI for external customers for our new risk management system for current supply base.

Manage excess and obsolete reporting and evaluate whether excess and obsolete reserve is adequate for the coming year.

Career medium 01
Career medium 06

Fifth Third Bank

Commercial Portfolio Manager

• Analyzed customers credit needs through use of financials models and evaluation of their business and industry.
• Underwrote companies with varying degrees of net revenue streams, as well as analyzed their overall net worth for leveraged buy-out situations or growth capabilities.
• Made joint customer calls with relationship managers to assess needs of clients and prospects as well as get a handle on their business model and their existing uses of capital


Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business

Bachelor's of Business Administration, Finance

Grand Valley State University

Master's of Business Administration, Finance, Economics and Accounting