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Financial Analyst in McDonough, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job Description

Vaco is working with a manufacturing company with a plant in McDonough, GA to find a financial analyst. We're looking for independent individual with problem solving skills as this position will operate as the plant financial lead. The position will partner with internal and external stakeholders such as the Distribution business team, FP&A, Supply Chain, Fulfillment Centers, and Planning teams and external vendors. Salary for this role is targeted at $70K.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the development of all weekly and monthly financial close, all planning, forecasting, and reporting models and their continuous innovation and communicating to your Operations partners
  • Expertise collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative data and creating meaningful reports to lead business improvement and cost reductions
  • Root cause analysis and uncovering core issues using data, then assisting the FC improve and create new measures for site productivity
  • Recommend, develop, and implement policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability
  • Work with data source providers and technology teams to ensure that key decision data is accurate, automated and timely

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • 2+ years of financial analysis experience in a corporate setting (warehouse, distribution center, logistics or manufacturing experience required)
  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Excel (macros, index, conditional list, arrays, pivots, lookups)
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results
  • 2+ years of experience performing financial and ad hoc analysis using data reporting tools
  • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools (i.e., MSAccess, Essbase) and other financial systems (i.e. SAP AFS), providing solutions based on results of ad hoc analyses to senior management for strategic decision-making
  • Ability to travel occassionally