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Senior Financial Analyst

TEEMA Tuscaloosa, AL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Title: Senior Financial Analyst – Manufacturing & Operations
Job ID: LL132193510

Our client is an established and growing International company in the booming renewable energy sector. They have asked us to find a finance contributor with a manufacturing finance and accounting background. The key deliverables will be financial and operational reports on actual results as well as forward looking budgets and forecasts. This position is very high visibility and will be tasked with presenting reports, forecasts and budgets to upper management. You will work closely with the operational team and management to provide financial reporting and metrics to drive production and improvements of the plant.

You will partner with GM and the plant operations team to understand the business, its inputs, cost drivers and to collaborate on areas of improvement through financial analysis.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to short term forecasting and spending through understanding of trends and inventory usage including production and procurement.
  • Key contributor to a culture of cost awareness through active management of operational expenses through liaising with all relevant stakeholders – this involves weekly meetings and working closely with operations on committed costs and creations of action plans to bring actual costs in line with budget.
  • Inform and mentor staff at site on financial performance and KPIs to help drive a culture of complete cost ownership.
  • Build and develop benchmarking reports across key cost centers.
  • Lead the annual budgeting process as well as the quarterly forecasting process. Analyze current operations, seasonality and past trends to improve budget templates and drive performance improvements.
  • Work with the accounting team to understand inventory usage through short term forecasting. Measurement of input inventory levels for the purpose of optimization and efficiency of production at site.
  • Works with operations on the accuracy of the PO system to assist in month end accruals and facilitate purchasing excellence and best practices.
  • Lead the presentations of financial results and full site-ownership of numbers and financial statements.
  • Analysis of capital improvement projects through partnership with the strategic capital team on key inputs and timeframes.
  • Update key stakeholders on operational and other KPIs through clear, confident, and concise communication.
Minimum Requirements:
  • CPA or CMA with five years of operations experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to integrate financial data and analysis from various areas into meaningful information that drives management and production decisions.
  • Exceptional financial modeling experience including, but not limited to, building and maintaining complex business models.
  • Problem solving and pragmatic approach while maintaining a balance of speed and accuracy.
  • Superior communication skills and ability to present to various audience levels.
  • Organized person with strong negotiating skills. 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, charts, graphs, etc.) Experience using PowerBI considered an asset.

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