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Financial Analyst Operations

Job Description

 


SUMMARY


The Financial Analyst - Operations position will support all aspects of the EFCO manufacturing team relating to productivity, inventory and cost analysis including product line profitability.  This person will be responsible for preparing actual, budget and forecast results for material and manufacturing labor and improve on the tracking processes and metrics.  To accomplish these duties, the Financial Analyst will work closely with all levels of plant management, accounting and corporate finance.


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Provides functional expertise and support to the manufacturing team related to the manufacturing costs, performance measurements and profitability.  Utilizes knowledge of manufacturing principles, cost/performance related measurements and accounting.


 


This position will support the coordination of the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes including but not limited to manufacturing labor, material and capital.  Will be responsible for preparing, reconciling and analyzing actual material, labor and capital costs against these plans. 


 


Develops an understanding of material transaction accounting and information flow in the AS400 as it relates to inventory accuracy, costing and P&L results. 


 


Responsible for the inventory accuracy, reporting and valuation at EFCO.  Works with all manufacturing departments to enhance the control, accuracy of inventories and ensuring transactions are occurring in a timely fashion.


 


Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and improving the costing process in the AS400.  Reviews cost estimates for reasonableness and works with other functions to ensure accuracy.  Develops and executes audits of inventory costs in the AS400.


 


Working with members of the manufacturing, engineering, supply management and finance teams, is responsible for identifying productivity improvement opportunities, documenting cost reduction projects, monitoring progress and providing visibility of progress on the projects.  Proactively analyzes performance information and cost data to bring forth ideas for improvement.  Makes recommendations to management regarding productivity opportunities and strategies.


 


Is responsible for ensuring that all capital appropriations are in compliance with Corporate Policy and are consistent with corporate profitability goals and objectives.  Ensures fixed assets and depreciation are accounted for in a manner which is consistent with GAAP, company policy and federal and state tax laws.  Working with production and engineering management, evaluates through post audits the effectiveness of capital expenditures.


 


Prepares relevant month-end closing general ledger journal entries, monthly reconciliations and reserve calculations.


 


Participate on and support continuous improvement events and project management teams as needed.


 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


 


QUALIFICATIONS 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Accounting degree preferred. 


 


LANGUAGE SKILLS


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, financial reports, legal documents, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from top management, groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


 


REASONING ABILITY


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.   Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


 


COMPUTER SKILLS


Excel, AS400, Hyperion, Cognos, Word, Essbase and Power Point.


 


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS


CMA preferred but not required.


 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 


 


WORK ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in some of the work environment is usually loud


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in some of the work environment is usually loud. However, the majority of the time for this position is spent in an office environment


 


The employee selected for this position will be on an introductory period during which time his/her performance will be evaluated.  If during this time it is determined that the employee cannot successfully fulfill the requirements of this position, every attempt will e made to return the employee to his/her previous job assignment, if it has not already been filled by another employee.


 


We may conduct an internal and external search simultaneously, to select the most qualified candidate.


 


EFCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled.


 


If you are interested and qualified for this position, please click "Apply Now".


 



Company Description
EFCO Corporation, is a leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum window, curtain wall, storefront and entrance systems for commercial architectural applications. Headquartered in Monett, Missouri, our mission is to be the most trusted supplier in commercial architecture.
To achieve this goal, we adhere to the same principles and values that shaped who we are today. Values such as manufacturing excellence. Technological innovation. Environmental stewardship, and dedicated customer service.



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