Financial Analyst

Job Summary

Provide accounting, planning, tax, and performance reporting services; provides analysis of operations, budgets, and major investments. Act as a consultant to the plant on all financial aspects of the plant operations. Assist with annual operating plan & budget, month-end and year-end closings, procure-to-pay processes and monthly reporting requirements. Ensure all Capital Appropriation Requests for the plant have appropriate accounting treatment and are well written, financially justified where appropriate and auditable. Provide oversight and analysis to the Plant Controller regarding invoicing and receivables.

Posted: 05/14/2018

Location: Huber - Broken Bow, OK

Job Description

         1.   Demonstrates ability to work in the Oracle accounting system

     -  Enters journal vouchers

     -  Inquires on general ledger activity as needed

     -  Runs various reports as requested

 

         2.  Responsible for wood payables

     -  Generates local checks payable to wood suppliers on a weekly basis

     -  Maintains payable files in an accurate, neat and efficient order

     -  Interfaces wood purchases into Oracle general ledger system

     - Controls all scale tickets, posts tickets and ensures proper payments to logging contractors thru
           WPS is accomplished.

 

      3.   Capital Investment duties:
               -  Responsible for maintaining Capital Investment schedule
               -  Post new projects
               -  Input data for monthly forecast
               -  Serve as clerical support for Capital Committee
               -  Reconcile CIP accounts

 

      4.  Responsible for the following based on corporate guidelines:
              - Record retention
              - Sales/Use tax calculation and reporting
              - Month end data collection, reporting and filing

      5.  Acts as backup in balancing outgoing engineered wood shipments daily and maintains files in
              accurate, neat and efficient order. 

      6.  Acts as backup for engineered wood inventory at reload centers.

      7.  Manages accounts receivable for miscellaneous product sales thru WPS.

      8.  Responsible for reporting deposits to Corporate HQ (JE backup data).

      9.  Ensures completion and accuracy of all daily Performance Reporting.

    10.  Completes monthly Key Indicator Report.

    11.  Demonstrates professionalism in customer relations at all times.

12.  Operates telephone system, facsimile machine, photocopier, postage machine, shredders,
       printers and computers effectively.  Demonstrates the ability to recognize the cause of equipment
       failure and tries to correct before asking for help.  Reports urgent problems immediately and takes
       measures to correct.

     13.  Shows working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.

     14.  Demonstrates a willingness to share new information regarding any function.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Teams/Cost Accounting:

 

  1. Provide financial analysis services at each gate-keeping step in the new product development process for “product teams” as assigned.  Develop in-depth knowledge of customers, product applications, information technology needs, product production and customer service cost, product profit and lost statements, planning and budgeting, and variance analysis.
  2. Responsible for effective product cost system.  Gather and compile cost data required for management decisions concerning production, cost, and project improvement.  Collect, calculate, analyze, and summarize cost data.  Maintain cost control system and prepare cost reports. 
  3. Continuously seek cost reductions in an effort to achieve "best cost" status for the products we produce.  Calculate and quantify cost savings, especially for six sigma projects.
  4. Using the cost system, provide prompt analysis (turnaround in hours) of the cost to make tweaks to existing products based on customer requests.
  5. Provide accurate input into the EBIT by Product Line TM1 databases and recommend improvements to ensure profit maximization for effective management team decision-making.  As the database grows to support customer profitability analysis, provide the necessary data and support.

    6.  Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Individual should be thoroughly knowledgeable in all areas of:  finance, general accounting, managerial and cost accounting, manufacturing operations, local and state taxation, auditing, capital budgeting, financial analysis, business reporting, economic value added, information technology, and all corporate policies and procedures.
  • A four-year degree in Accounting, Economics or related field of study from an accredited university is required.  Experience in cost accounting with 3 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

 



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