Site Accounting/Financial Analyst


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This position is accountable for the daily, weekly and monthly preparation and analysis of reports for management's use in fiscal decision making.

The Financial Analyst is also accountable for processing and reporting financial information in an accurate and timely manner and the implementation of internal controls to safeguard assets.

This position is primarily responsible for: monitoring and analyzing daily reporting, ensuring the timely and accurate closing of the books, and will assist in the ME close by reviewing the P&L.

Major Tasks Performed:
Ensure the site s books are closed timely and accurately
Responsible for the daily review of all variances and the administration of the variance detail tracking report
Assist the Area Controller in the development of the Annual Operating Budget.
Analyze manufacturing costs, transfer pricing and special projects.
Analyze monthly P&L summaries for anomalies, investigate and report findings to management.
Serve as the main point of contact for HQ and the Region
Provides analytical support for Operational Excellence cost savings projects; including Lean projects, Six Sigma, Capital Projects, Kaizen Events and 5S projects.
Participation towards completion of other related tasks and duties as directed or needed.

Principal Accountabilities:
Responsible for reviewing the books during close for the area they support
Utilize advanced data mining and analysis abilities to identify and make recommendations on adverse yield trends
Assist in the physical inventory.
Achieve meaningful and easy to understand financial analysis for management to make good business decisions.

Basic Qualifications:
Must have a Bachelor's Degree
Must have at least one year of accounting experience
Must have previous experience working with Microsoft Excel
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have the legal right to work in the country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status

Other Qualifications:
Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Accounting experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment is preferred
Experience preparing an annual budget
Willing to relocate if considered for future promotional opportunities

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