SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST at Plasman

One Company, One Driving Force

We believe that what separates the impossible from the possible is perspective. Together we have the solution. More important than where you are going, is who you get there with. We are innovative and collaborative, time-honored and future-focused, and above all we are dedicated to our work, our customers, and each other. From design to delivery, across the globe, we make shared visions a reality. And together, we will accomplish more than ever imagined. We are Plasman, and we are One Driving Force.

At Plasman, you will work with the world's best and brightest to shape the future of our global company. Our employees come from rich and diverse backgrounds working collectively together for the success of one company. With over 4000 employees across 24 locations we believe the most impressive thing we've built is our workforce.

Plasman, Hopkins Manufacturing - 1302 5th St S Hopkins, MN 55343 is immediately seeking a new member to join our team as:

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST

Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player with good communication skills and would be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain check methods to confirm transaction entry to MRP system

  • Maintain Daily financial reports

  • Analyze DL/IDL variances daily

  • Perform scrap analysis

  • Lead with development of product costs for budget

  • Generate weekly reports to include material variance, direct labor variance and lead with variance analysis

  • Create-bi-query reports as necessary

  • Make recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures

  • Assist with database maintenance/updating (Defect database)

  • Conduct standard cost updates and maintenance

  • Monitor MRP system for accuracy, including errors in receiving, production reporting, shipping, and routings

  • Review production, shipping, receiving and move ticket transactions as needed

  • Update and post all internal part number cross reference sheets where needed

  • Determine and recommend improvements in current standards

  • Assist the materials department with monthly inventory activities

  • Create product structure and maintain bills of material for all manufacturing goods

  • Produce proper documentation on questions regarding information that has been entered into the system

  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies

  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, with a focus on DL/IDL variances

  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close

  • Provide information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations. Analyze financial reports and translate them into concise summaries for management

  • Support coordination and preparation of the month end close process as well as budget and forecast process.

  • Preparation of financial models to support different budget and forecast scenarios

  • Provide assistance to operating management in assigned areas to facilitate proper implementation and control of budgeted plans and objectives.

  • Track financial status by monitoring and researching variances from plan

  • Determine financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results

  • Review customer pricing changes and retro billings and ensure that the pricing database is correct and up to date (for manufacturing locations)

  • Improve financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions

  • Always promote an atmosphere of teamwork

  • Assist in any way to any employee, necessary to promote a successful operation emphasizing customer satisfaction

  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained

  • Ensure personal and associate awareness and understanding of ISO 14001 and ISO/TS 16949 (includes ISO 9001) Standards, and company policies and procedures.

  • During management system audit events provide evidence in support of conformance with appropriate standards and procedures and participate in corrective action activities as necessary.

  • Promote an atmosphere of team-work at all times

  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained

  • Complete any other duties as assigned

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR DESIGNATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a BS in Accounting or related field. Working towards an advanced degree desired.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and ERP experience required. Epicor Experience desired.

  • Must have at least 5+ years of experience in accounting.

  • Understanding of expectations detailed through Organization Statements, Standards, Visions, Policies and Procedures (i.e. Mission, Values, Code of Conduct, Operational, Quality and Environmental Health & Safety) as reference in Employee Handbooks and communicated through Orientation and/or other training awareness opportunities.

  • Additional training requirements may be identified based plant-specific location (municipality-province/state/country) and/or operational needs that are commensurate with the duties, expectations, and responsibilities of the role within the specific plant.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong analytical skills and critical and creative thinking. Relationship and communication skills are required to liaise with Department Leaders, Senior Management, Operations, and other Finance function teams. Involvement in various special and ad hoc assignments will be required. Willingness to professionally challenge historical practices.

  • Ability to perform well in high pressure situations

  • Possess sound financial and business insights

  • Good communication skills in written and verbal formats

  • Meets expectation rating (rating score of 2 or 3) in all applicable Competencies as defined in the Performance Management Process.

  • Capable of independent travel to, from and with designated regions.

  • Must be capable for performing the essential duties which include maximum safe lifts to the 75th percentile of the employee as determined by acceptable standard

  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office program



WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process or have any questions, please contact HR or


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