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Senior Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 21-00179
Location: Waxdale, Wisconsin
Description:
This role oversight and support of the manufacturing plant P&L, performing Delivery Profit margin analysis, providing support to the plant management team, and analysis for plant projects and strategies. Based on business needs, role could also shift to support other Supply Chain Finance such as Cost and/or Logistics.
Job Responsibilities (Manufacturing Support)
  • Partner with plant site management and have responsibility of delivering plant budgeted functional and manufacturing expenses.
  • Provide analytical support and leadership on various plant projects such as: Lean manufacturing, crew utilization, capacity planning, capital investments, staffing analysis.
  • Perform month end close processes and COS variance analysis, with ability to identify, communicate and action key issues.
  • Provide a monthly P&L forecast (COF) which details: paced volumes, functional expenses, manufacturing variances (efficiency/material) and absorption projections all linked to the S&OP process.
  • Maintain process controls encompassing all elements of COS accounting, including ownership, balance sheet reconciliations, inventory controls, capital vs. expense determination and SOAR documentation.
  • Support margin improvement strategies, including cost savings (ensuring alignment with Global Cost Savings Policy), translation to the P&L, achievement of cost savings targets and DTV (support for DTV leadership team and oversight for DTV teardowns and analysis).
  • Manage capital funds including reviewing business cases for capital spending and facilitating capital planning meetings.
  • Additional cross functional interfaces will include: Fixed Assets, Cost, Commercial Finance, Planning, Accounts Payable, Strategy, and Tax.
  • Provide timely, relevant, and actionable reporting of key performance measures.
Required Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 4 years of experience in cost management, significant analytical projects, and fundamental accounting or 2 years required with an advanced degree.
  • Experience with SAP
Preferred:
  • Familiarity with BPC, SAP, and BW.