Financial Analyst in Cranberry Township, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose of the job:
  • The Financial Analyst will provide analysis and support on a range of strategic and tactical analysis
  • Forecast support for monthly forecasts and annual plans
  • Support DI (Productivity, Cost Reduction) initiatives for the Cranberry facility in order to maximize and prioritize projects and actions related to continuous improvement initiative
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Provide support in preparation of data to generate Daily, Monthly, Quarterly reporting
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting/analysis and special projects as requested
Major Activities/Key Challenges:
  • Drive automation, standardization, and streamlining by creating new reports and processes.
  • Analyze and investigate benchmark opportunities where costs are out of line vs. other facilities or world class operations.
  • Identify trends and make recommendations based on findings for risks and opportunities identified for the business
  • Connect internal and external information with the ability to improve overall market intelligence and make recommendations based on findings
  • Conduct product-line analysis in order to optimize product portfolio and improve profitability
  • Provide administrative and financial support to productivity and cash improvement initiatives in the DI project tracking system.
  • Works closely with the accounting team during month-end close to ensure accurate and timely business results.
  • Complete ASAT testing for variance-related objectives.
  • Provide coaching and support to non-financial employees
  • Provide support to the Controller
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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 6 months financial analysis 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years' financial analysis experience.
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Commitment to continuous learning and is eager for continued career development.
  • Innate curiosity to seek opportunities to stretch capabilities.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities while also meeting tight deadlines.
  • Proficient skills in Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Word.
  • Strong communication skills; has the ability to influence leaders decisions with strong analytical support.