Financial Analyst - Business & Operations in Lancaster, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    3167 Manheim Pike
    Lancaster, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Position Description:
Arconic is currently searching for a Financial Analyst - Business & Operations to support our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit in Lancaster, PA. This position is to execute critical business analysis and financial plans for the plant and business operations and for the manufacturing and marketing leaders of our business. The analysis must be accurate and timely with adequate options and sensitivity to drive key business and financial decisions. The holder of this position prepares monthly journal entries from worksheets, maintains daily records for inventory elements, performs monthly reconciliations related to inventory and cost accounting as well as performs financial analysis.
  • Actively participates in executing and reporting progress against both tactical and strategic direction for the operation including financial and non-financial metrics.
  • Assist in developing monthly forecast and annual operating plan for location.
  • Provides financial analysis and alternative for marketing on setting prices and driving the richest product mix for the location.
  • Maintain financial and cost control systems to provide accurate and timely information.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation between Oracle and the AS400 system and prepare adjusting journal entries to book to the general ledger.
  • Incumbent supports preparation of Arconic's Self-Assessment Tool
  • Prepares monthly journal entries from worksheets, maintains daily records for inventory elements, performs monthly reconciliations related to inventory and cost accounting.
  • Perform metal receiving functions along with maintain accurate daily records for all metal receipts to reconcile the activity to inventory reporting and billings and book the necessary journal entries to record the metal receipt activity, which includes the appropriate cost variances (purchase price variances) for this activity.
  • Participates in the budgeting and reporting process
  • Mentoring less experienced team members
  • Prepare Working Capital related forecasting, analysis and reporting
  • Prepare Free Cash Flow related forecasting, analysis and reporting
  • Perform Revenue analysis across markets


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Minimum 3 years of finance or accounting experience.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
  • Master's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution;
  • Computer skills (software programs including Word, Excel and Access) and practical knowledge of calculators. 
  • Understanding of computerized reporting systems, query tools, and internal control.
  • Possess a CPA
  • Experience with standard costing systems and budgets;
  • Experience with FP&A and reporting requirements;
  • Experience with Enterprise Business Systems such as Oracle or SAP;
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience working in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience in data base query tools such as Microsoft Access, Oracle Discoverer, Hyperion, Essbase, Smartview and related programs.



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