Financial Analyst

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  • Broken Bow, OK, United States
  • Feb 15, 2019
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Our client has retained to find a Financial analyst / cost accountant for a beautiful southeastern Oklahoma recreational area. 

In addition to base salary, this position qualifies for substantial profit sharing, plant
performance bonuses, superior benefits and excellent promotional opportunities, both in this location and across the Southeastern US.

This position provides 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.

Responsible for payables

- Generates local checks payable to suppliers on a weekly basis

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

- Interfaces purchases into Oracle general ledger system

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

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

Manages accounts receivable for miscellaneous product sales

Ensures completion and accuracy of all daily Performance Reporting.

Completes monthly Key Indicator Report.

Shows working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.

Project Teams/Cost Accounting:
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.
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.
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.
Using the cost system, provide prompt analysis (turnaround in hours) of the cost to make tweaks to existing products based on customer requests.
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.
Job Requirements
The successful candidate will be thoroughly knowledgeable in all areas of:

finance, general accounting,
managerial and cost accounting,
manufacturing operations,
local and state taxation
capital budgeting
financial analysis
business reporting
economic value added
information technology
four-year degree in Accounting, Economics or related field of study from an accredited university,
experience in cost accounting with 3 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment
experience with an ERP system, i.e; Oracle, SAP, etc.