Plant Financial Analyst (Cost Analyst)

Parsippany, NJ

Post Date: 07/25/2018 Job ID: 11027152 Industry: FIN Perm
Job Description   Job Title: Plant Financial Analyst Department: Finance Supervisor Title: Plant Controller Location: Brooklyn/Roseland Grade:   Effective Date:   Position Summary:  Provide a brief description of the general nature of the position; an overview of why the job exists; and what the job is to accomplish.  The job purpose is usually no more than four sentences long. TYPICAL SUMMARY: This position will report directly to the site Plant Controller and will provide financial insights and facilitates key decisions related to manufacturing conversion costs; including waste analysis, fixed cost analysis, budgeting, Month-End close, Internal Controls, Financial Planning & Analysis, Factory Scorecard, Capital and Operations Spending Plan, Continuous Improvement Efforts and ERP Maintenance.
The successful individual must be able to analyze and interpret data to ensure accurate P&L impacts and draw out insights that drive better business decisions.
  1. Essential DutiesList eight to ten of the most important duties using concise and cohesive statements.  List the duties in order of importance and provide percentage of time.  If less than 5% and not a critical duties exclude or list as ' other duties'.
% of Time         Duties   Monitor, Report, and Analyze plant manufacturing costs, production variances (volume, process orders and spend variances), productions volumes and inventory reporting, Absorption Analysis and the monthly closing process.   Prepare Journal Entries, PPV report, Raw Material Adjustment report,  and Factory Scorecard metrics     Support and prepare the plant budget process including cost planning and standard costs, updating Bill of Materials(BOMs) and headcount and Plan Labor planning.   Primary contact for the Plant Controller, Plant Manufacturing Team and Business Unit Controlling Team for all financial topics including ad hoc analysis and project support.   Internal Controls: Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and compliance with applicable Corporate Policies and procedures   Continuous Improvement analysis and recommendations:  Cost Reduction Tracking and Project Identification, Prioritization and Completion Facilitation   JDE/ERP: Support transition from legacy systems to JDE.  Support standard costs and creation new product setup within the system          
  1. Minimum Experience:  List the minimum level of experience required to perform this job.  Provide additional information for specific areas of experience, e.G., Total Yrs. Of Experience is 3 to 5 years but 2 years should be in a supervisory capacity
Total Yrs. Of Experience:       Less than 1 year         1 to 2 years         3 to 5 years         5 to 7 years         7 to 10 years         10+ years
    Additional information: Manufacturing cost accounting experience Previous experience with ERP and various accounting systems
  1. Minimum Qualifications – Education, Skills & Abilities:  Competencies necessary to perform the position successfully. Include educational, special training, and  certification  requirements
Minimum Formal Education:       High School Diploma         Associate Degree         Bachelor Degree         Master Degree         Doctorate   Major: Finance or Accounting   Specialized Training/Certification:
  Award/Licensing/Certification/Specialized Training Required Preferred Cost Accounting                               Microsoft Office Suite                               ERP System Experience                                                                
  1. Skills and Abilities: Special qualifications and personal attributes required for the job (must be job related)
1) Self-starter and proactive problem solver who is able to work independently with minimal direction 2) Comfortable working under tight deadlines.  3) Ability to maintain the highest degree of ethics and able to preserve absolute confidentiality. 4) Must possess critical thinking skills, quantitative and analytical problem solving skills with ability to interpret data 5) Familiarity with various Controlling and Financial systems. 6) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  1. Financial Accountability:  Indicate the financial responsibility e.G., operating expenses, departmental budgets, asset management (dollar value of capital assets managed), and sales.
No direct financial accountability  
  1. Organizational Relationships: Please list internal and external contacts interacted with, the frequency of these contacts and its effect on organizational operations.  Indicate if global
Internal Stakeholders External Stakeholders Plant Leadership Team Corporate Finance Direct Manager (Plant Controller) Corporate Operations          
  1. Supervisory/Functional Management Requirements:  (current – not future state  Check only one category)
      Individual contributor – no supervisory responsibility and no direct budget responsibility         Manages a single function without supervisory responsibility but has budget responsibility         Manages a single function with supervisory responsibility and has budget responsibility         Manages more than one function without supervisory responsibility and has budget responsibility         Manages more than one function with supervisory responsibility and budget responsibilities
    List titles and grade levels of direct reports
  • Directly supervises         employees
  • Indirectly supervises (employees working for above direct reports)          employees
  1. Working Conditions & Physical Demands:  Standard office environment, Percentage of required travel, physical demands (ability to lift, climb, stand etc.)
  Standard Office and Mfg Facilities Environment; travel of less than 15% Manager:   Date:   Human Resources:   Date:   The information listed in this Position Description Guide is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed.
This Position Description Guide is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this position guide at any time without notice.

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