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Senior Accounting Analyst-- Growing Printing Company

Company:
Flexo Finders, LLC
Location:
Pewaukee, WI
Posted:
April 11, 2021

Description:

We are seeking a Senior Accounting Analyst with a background in accounting and financial analysis for our site in Pewaukee, WI.

We are a dynamic Finance team dedicated to customer focused solutions to our business.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for primarily preparing and maintaining accounting records and financial planning and analysis for decision support.

In this role, you will question & analyze financial results and dig into issues that appear questionable. Be Able to perform causes and effects analysis of operational results to correlate the financials and the business performance. Understand the “why” behind the financial results. Possess ability to perform “what-if analysis” when necessary. Assist in identifying operational opportunities by thinking “outside the box”. Possess ability to work effectively with non-financial personnel. Comfortable doing “search & discovery” work where the answer is not clear.

Responsibilities:

Accounting

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.

Assist with month/quarter/year-end closing activities (journal entries, reserve calculations, inventory valuation, intercompany reconciliation, etc.).

Reconcile Received Not Invoiced account and propose adjusting entries

Prepare and reconcile balance sheet accounts and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.

Develop and document accounting processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

Record acquisition, movement, and disposal of fixed assets and track idle assets.

Lead fixed asset count process and ensure accountability of CIP and fixed asset accounts.

Support physical inventory counts by working with warehouse team to reconcile proposed inventory adjustments.

Planning and Analysis

Prepare monthly report on financial performance, including sales and margin.

Assists in rolling up P&L, balance sheet and cash flow for monthly forecasts.

Develop reports to capture key information from ERP System through BI reporting and system reports.

Conduct Analysis of standard product cost.

Assist in providing analytical support to operations teams.

Job variance tracking, research, and review

Reporting of plant KPI’s

Material price changes

Support the annual budgeting process.

Spot errors and opportunities and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.

Others

File state and federal taxes, including sales and use taxes.

Support audit requests from internal and external auditors

Effectively implements and follows-up on assigned projects and deadlines.

Perform other duties as assigned

Key Characteristics & Abilities:

Efficient time management skills

Delivers on commitments in the face of competing demands

Confronts issues and influences outcomes

Has realistic understanding of strengths and developmental areas

Initiate’s decisions/ actions

Manages peripheral activities

Begins to be viewed as an informal lead for analysis of financial data.

Uses effective communication to empower others

Moderate analytical complexity

Draws conclusions from results

Applies accounting fundamentals to practical problem solving

Able to comprehend how other areas effect position, i.e. cross functional

Cultivates networks of associates on peer level

Uses speaking and writing skills to effectively motivate others to act

Nurtures relationships with cross-functional team members to heighten effectiveness of team

Participates in decision-making and conflict resolution

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

3+ years of finance/accounting related experience within a manufacturing environment

Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures

ERP and Accounting Systems experience

Required Skills:

Advanced Excel skills with large data set experience.

Good communication both written and verbal.

Desired Skills:

Business Intelligence (BI) reporting.

Understanding of cost accounting.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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