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Analyst 1 Finance

Smyrna, TN
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

AESC is an exciting, newly created global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in more than 600,000 electric vehicles worldwide and have a stellar safety record of zero-critical issues. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future. AESC is headquartered in Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, UK and the U.S. We are currently seeking candidates to fill an Analyst 1 Finance, (Accounts Payable) role to support our Smyrna, TN facility.

Job Summary

As Analyst 1 Finance, (AP), you will handle Accounts Payable and Invoicing, tracking Duty and Tariff costs and reporting labor and overhead costs and headcount to the shop floor. This role is accountable for various analysis, financial reporting, and month-end journal entries and account reconciliations following Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Job Functions

Accounts Payable:

  • Manage Accounts Receivables to match payments against invoices.
  • Publish a monthly AR open balance report with aging and days sales outstanding analytics.
  • Follow-up with Customers on past due invoices.

Shop Floor Reporting:

  • Publish weekly headcount and labor cost reporting to Managers.
  • Publish weekly overtime report to Managers.
  • Publish monthly labor and overhead financial results to Managers.

Logistics, Duty & Tariff Reporting:

  • Track monthly costs for logistic, duty and tariff and compare to amounts budgeted/forecasted.
    1. Analyze and explain variances to budget/forecast.
  • Itemize duty/tariff charge for each weekly entry into amount for duty and tariff.
    1. Track tariff by applicable classification and associated part number.

Month-end Close Support and Other Ad Hoc:

  • Support month-end close process.
  • Support year-end audit process
  • Other Ad Hoc projects and reporting as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) with basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to function without supervision; ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments; and high confidence in stating professional opinions. Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes.
  • Strong analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for effective and efficient utilization of computer technologies including Excel, Power Point, SAP, and data warehouse reporting applications.


Minimum of 3-7 years of Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment.


Bachelor’s degree in a business discipline in Accounting or Finance required. MBA or CPA a plus.

Computer Skills:
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, Access and other PC applications, or mainframe applications to produce standard and non-standard, creative products. Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Minimal travel

Equal Opportunity Employer

All of us at AESC – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.

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Smyrna, TN
37167 USA


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