Sr. Financial Analyst - Service Center Lead in Norcross, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Norcross, GA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer business which is located in Norcross, GA. We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Primary Purpose of the Job:
The primary function of the Sr. Financial Analyst - Service Center Lead is to lead the financial analysis and support the Service Center Director on a range of tactical issues while providing support in preparation of data to generate Daily, Monthly, Quarterly reporting.

Major activities/Key challenges
  • Lead the Accounting and Financial Planning process for the Kawneer Service Center Network, compromising 13 Service Centers is the US and Canada.
  • Oversee work of another Finance Analyst and ensure work is completed in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Forecast support for monthly forecasts and annual plans;
  • Capex evaluation in addition to supporting the RFA system for East/Central Service Centers;
  • Support strategies which maximize EBITDA Margin and cash management opportunities for service centers; scenario planning, product costing, benchmarking etc.
  • Provide support for developing and maintaining fabrication standard costs;
  • Prepare detailed manufacturing/purchasing variance analyses with guidance to drive tactical decision making;
  • Establish and maintain a process for ongoing standard cost reviews and recommendations;
  • Analyze and investigate benchmark opportunities where costs are out of line vs. other facilities or world class operations;
  • Provide administrative and financial support to productivity and cash improvement initiatives.
  • Provide coaching and support to non-financial employees;
  • Execute forecasts and plans for manufacturing and purchasing variances;
  • Perform closing activities and analyze exceptions revealed during the pre-close and closing processes;
  • Complete compliance testing for variance-related objectives;
  • Drive automation, standardization, and streamlining of the financial management/inventory integrity processes;
  • Analyze proposed/actual Cap Ex impacts to enable accurate completion of capital/expense projects and post project reviews;
  • Act as primary financial support to the Service Center network – forecasts, plans, general ledger, inventory, PDM, and compliance activities;
  • Furnish ad-hoc support to Finance Manager.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a corporate Finance or Accounting role.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a corporate Finance or Accounting role.
  • Basic understanding of GAAP and auditing principles and practices.
  • Experience with data querying tools.
  • Experience working with JD Edwards.