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Sr. Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis

Racine, Wisconsin Job ID 19929 Apply

This Sr Analyst , FP&A NA Manufacturing reports to the Finance Manager – North America Manufacturing and is responsible for supporting manufacturing sites across GCB and LSB, driving consistent approach, and improvement opportunities.  The position will also have financial oversight and support projects for a portion of the Waxdale manufacturing site. This position is based out of Racine, WI.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with manufacturing finance and site leadership across North America GCB and LSB plants to provide insights drive consistent approach, and improvement opportunities.
  • Partner with Waxdale site management and have responsibility of delivering Waxdale budgeted functional and manufacturing expenses.
  • Provide analytical support and leadership on various plant projects such as:  Lean manufacturing, crew utilization, capacity planning, capital investments, staffing analysis.
  • Develop and ensure that product costs are accurate and in accordance with the global costing methodology, including leadership of Waxdale COS budgeting (functional budget, annual burden study and SAP costing).
  • Perform month end close processes including journal entries and COS variance analysis, with ability to identify, communicate and action key issues.
  • Provide a monthly P&L forecast (COF) which details: paced volumes, functional expenses, manufacturing variances (efficiency/material) and absorption projections all linked to the S&OP process.
  • Maintain process controls encompassing all elements of COS accounting, including ownership, balance sheet reconciliations, inventory controls, capital vs. expense determination and SOAR documentation.
  • Support margin improvement strategies, including cost savings (ensuring alignment with Global Cost Savings Policy), translation to the P&L, achievement of cost savings targets and DTV (support for Design to Value leadership team and oversight for DTV teardowns and analysis).
  • Manage capital funds including reviewing business cases for capital spending and facilitating capital planning meetings.
  • Additional cross functional interfaces will include: Fixed Assets, Cost, Commercial Finance, Planning, Accounts Payable, Engineering, Strategy, and Tax.
  • Provide timely, relevant, and actionable reporting of key performance measures.

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 4 years-experience or military experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Experience in cost management, significant analytical projects, and fundamental accounting.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Proven, successful track record showing steady increase in responsibilities.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally and make meaningful contributions to a team. Ability to influence, lead projects and effectively collaborate to achieve objectives and produce results.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization.
  • Familiarity with BPC, SAP, and BW.
  • Ability to implement and monitor internal controls and develop process improvements.

Job Requirements:

  • Full time position based at Waxdale in Racine, WI.

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