Accounting and Finance

Financial Analyst


Accounting Career Consultants

Financial Analyst St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-22807

Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.


We are currently seeking a Finance Analyst. Personally, or through plant team collaboration the Analyst will direct all financial activities of Corporate Functions or a certain facility.


Active involvement in process improvement for the plants

    o Active monitoring of progress after improvements have been implemented

    o Primary focus on job/process cost with goal of maintaining or reducing cost

Assists plant managers, supervisors and employees with understanding plant financial       objectives, performance, and their role in ensuring cost-effective plant performance

Engage in ongoing detailed analysis of plant performance

     o Specific emphasis on job cost, inventory management and valuation

Ensure the GAAP accuracy of the plants financial statements

Collaborate with Plant General Manager to prepare monthly written reports summarizing and forecasting business activity and financial position

Facilitate preparation of annual plant financial budgets

Review capital expenditure proposals and prepare supporting documentation and justification

Reconcile and/or analyze all balance sheet and primary income statement accounts for the plants

Maintain detailed records and analysis for developing or updating unit costs for all areas of inventory at the plants

Develop, monitor and enhance internal controls with significant emphasis on inventory control

Monitor activity related to all plant fixed assets and coordinate necessary approvals and transactions related to disposals or transfers

Perform all quarterly and year-end plant-specific accounting work

Prepare audit responses as necessary

Assist the Corporate, Segment, or COE Aerostructures Controllers to ensure compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)documentation

Assist various corporate departments to resolve plant-related issues

Understand and abide by all federal, state and local regulations relevant to accounting and financial institutions


Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance with an MBA

Minimum of two year of experience in cost accounting or financial analysis in a manufacturing environment or the equivalent of education, training and experience.

Preferred qualifications include MBA and CPA.

Knowledge of and experience with lean manufacturing techniques is highly desired.

Green belt certification highly desired.

Ability to produce, read and interpret various financial reports, specifications and regulations. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Ability to use various types of financial accounting management software such as: AS400, SAP and inventory software.

Ability to convey operational performance via financial information to both financial and non-financial management.

Employee must have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, work instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, employees and vendors.

Employee must have the ability to perform accounting and financial calculations and projections.

Ability to produce and interpret financial data reports in logical formats.

The employee may be required to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends, if necessary to meet deadlines.

Nick Sikorski
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