Plant Accountant

Xenia, OH | Direct Hire

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 2253374 Industry: Accounting

TRC Professional Solutions, on behalf of the Client, is hiring for a Plant Accountant, for a direct hire role in the Dalton OH area. As an Accountant here, you'll be providing the financial leadership for this Client’ s Manufacturing Plant, with the aim of maximizing long-term value, cash flows and shareholder return at this strategic location. This is a great opportunity to learn the Client’ s systems, policies and procedures and grow into a Controllership role within a year’ s time frame.

The ideal candidate will have about three years in an Accounting / Finance role in a Manufacturing environment. In addition, this position will offer the opportunity to work with cross functional teams to analyze data, provide management with a fair assessment of key projects; as well as support continuous improvement activities to achieve world class financial reporting standards.

Position Scope:
Analytical support for all activities and processes of the local Site Leadership Team. Key processes include monthly close, monthly financial forecasts and annual operating plans. Responsibilities also include: analysis and evaluation of the Manufacturing Plant’ s monthly operating results, annual budgets, monthly production and financial forecasts, and weekly results reporting. Provide analytical support for cross functional projects including but not limited to customer profitability analysis and pricing etc.

Position Responsibilities:
• Analysis of month end results: P&L and Balance Sheet including variance analysis
• Develop month end results package for the Plant to present to Senior Management
• Support monthly close including Balance Sheet reconciliation and accurate Revenue and Expense oversight
• Conduct weekly reviews of production order variances to identify unusual variances and report root cause
• Monitor and work with plant management on Continuous Improvement initiatives and validate savings
• Provide monthly financial forecasts and analysis
• Ad hoc financial analysis of financial and operating metrics to support business requirement
• Support the development and analysis of the annual operating plan
• Key strategic projects as needed working with cross functional business teams

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a Business related field required.
• 3+ years in an Accounting/Finance role. Cost Accounting a must.
• Background in Manufacturing a must.
• Proficiency in Excel a must.
• ERP systems experience required; for example: SAP, is desired but not required.
• Strong analytical skills and financial modeling skills are preferred.

Please send resumes to Abigail.Peterson@trcstaffing.Com


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