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Financial Analyst

Job ID: BH401408

Category: Senior Financial Analyst, Junior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Financial Analyst

Duties and Responsibilities:

Direct Steel Sales Business Unit Responsibilities (approximately 50% time allocation):

·        Create required templates and lead the collection/consolidation of quarterly forecast volume projections

·        Participate in the development of overall quarterly forecast and annual operating plan projections of the income statement and balance sheet and other requirements as well as lead development of new tools/procedures to drive consolidation/reporting efficiencies

·        Support development of and reporting requirements for Annual Plan, quarterly forecasts as well as monthly/quarterly division financial reviews and presentations to senior management

·        Provide analytical support for customer pricing and develop tools to monitor actual performance vs quote expectations

·        Complete variance analysis on key P&L and Balance Sheet accounts vs AOP/Forecast and Prior Year projections/results

·        Provide sales and gross margin analysis by customer and sales person.  Provide periodic reports to management and sales team

·        Management/distribution of daily margin, price variance reports, including potential to develop/improve reporting processes via use of new tools such as Tableau

·        Develop new ROWC reporting models to be updated and completed consistently and efficiently.  Utilize new technology to improve the process

 

Toll Processing Responsibilities (approximately 50% time allocation)

·        Create required templates and lead the collection/consolidation of quarterly forecast volume projections.

·        Participate in the development of overall quarterly forecast and annual operating plan projections of the income statement and balance sheet and other requirements as well as leading development of new tools/procedures to drive efficiencies

·        Contribute to customer profitability reporting for toll processing businesses key accounts and maintain cost/quoting models

·        Lead specific expense line review and cost analysis with Plant Management teams to support cost reduction initiatives and expense controls

·        Continue development of daily invoice reporting process and improve efficiency

·        Complete capital project analysis and IRR calculations when applicable

·        Complete adhoc analysis as required

·        Travel to steel processing locations in US, primarily in IN, IL, MI, and OH
 

Education and Experience:

·        BS/BA in Accountancy/Finance required

·        1-3 years of experience in accounting, internal controls, financial reporting, financial budgeting/planning and analytical projects within a manufacturing company
 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·        Must have strong Microsoft Excel skills

·        Experience utilizing ERP systems (Microsoft AX a plus)

·        Outstanding communication skills with the poise and presence to interact with a diverse group of constituents

·        Excellent analytical skills and the confidence to challenge current practices/procedures

·        Strong initiative, follow-through and ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects/deadlines

·        Proven ability to prepare ad hoc analysis without templates

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation development, interpersonal and relationship management skills

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: East Chicago, Indiana