Manufacturing Analyst in Montgomery, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

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Job Description

Looking for a unique and challenging analyst role in the Montgomery area? If so, Vaco is here to introduce you to this special position within the manufacturing world. This person will be involved in process improvement from day one, working very closely with the plant manager. The manufacturing analyst will be the primary person at the facility for any financial information or analysis, as well as being responsible for performing general accounting functions. This person must have a strong knowledge of the manufacturing industry and variance analysis, as well as great relationship building/interpersonal skills as you will be working with different people throughout the company.

In this role you will also be responsible for:

  • Analyzing all costs related to manufacturing and production
  • Analysis of all variances related to costs
  • Performing month-end close activities
  • Preparation of annual planning, budgeting, and forecasting for the plant
  • Measurement of performance vs. budget regarding efficiency and profitability
  • Working with the operations team to analyze and report cost saving methodologies
  • Performing physical inventory counts and cycle counts

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Three years' experience in a manufacturing accounting environment
  • Ability to meet strict monthly reporting deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with financial and cost analysis as well as the budgeting process
  • Experience with Oracle is preferred


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