Plant Financial Analyst

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019949
Date Posted:Mar 23
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
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Our client, a manufacturing company in the metro-Detroit area, is seeking a Plant Financial Analyst to add to their team. Reporting to the Controlling Manager, the Plant Financial Analyst will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and maintenance of accounting records and financial statements, focusing on forecasting and cost analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support development, maintenance and analysis of plant standard costs.
  • Analyze standard to actual cost variances. Recommend corrective actions as indicated by performance to meet P&L and working capital targets.
  • Perform analytics pertaining to month-end close.
  • Participate in monthly operations, accounting close and reporting activities in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist Controlling Manager in preparation assembly and comparative analysis of Forecasts and Budgets (Monthly & Annually).
  • Reconciliations – Payroll to GL.
  • Assist in capital expenditure preparation including cost/benefit analysis.
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Work with plant controller on various ad-hoc requests.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with accounting policies, internal controls and GAAP.
  • Participate in yearly physical inventory.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years related experience
  • Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office, particularly with SAP, MS Excel spreadsheets (Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Macros is a plus to have).
  • Experience with Adaptive software is a plus.
  • Ability to learn and quickly utilize various software applications and accounting reporting data.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently research and interpret all accounting data.
  • Business acumen sufficient to perform analysis independently.
  • Strong understanding of operational processes.
  • Capacity to perform at a high-level in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

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