Financial Analyst

This is professional and responsible work assisting in various areas of plant accounting/finance, including but not limited to general ledger accounting, operations reporting and forecasting, fixed asset accounting, internal controls, and month-end financial closing and reporting. The position reports directly to the Plant Controller and is a critical part of the plant accounting/finance team. The Financial Analyst should be able to work independently with key deliverables that are clearly established. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and eager to develop new skills and progress within the organization.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes daily posting of journal entries.
  • Completes general accounting activities, including month end closing, journal entries and reporting. Ensures timely month end closings and timely reporting into all reporting systems (Hyperion, SAP, CI, ITS, VA/VE, BBP, Quality etc.)
  • Reconciles A/R and A/P with corporate personnel.
  • Coordinates intercompany transactions/charges with other plants in the network.
  • Maintains all fixed asset files, tracks CAR spending, tags all assets, completes required corporate reports.
  • Maintains the accuracy of balance sheet accounts as assigned by the Plant Controller ensures that account reconciliation's are completed monthly/quarterly as scheduled.
  • Ensures proper account distribution for item expenses, inventories, fixed assets, etc.
  • Maintains the permanent records of the accounting department.
  • Supports compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (Section 404) and BOS (Business Operating System)
  • Assists with preparation and review of annual plan and quarterly forecasts.
  • Helps advise and supervise Finance Associate to ensure his/her success and operational efficiency.
  • Provides accurate and timely data for the Best Business Practices (BBP) operational reporting system.
  • Participates as a team member on continuous improvement projects.
  • Assists as directed by the Plant Controller on year-end and/or internal audits requests/requirements
  • Assists in developing financial policies and procedures and ensures compliance by the plant.
  • Performs other duties, including ad hoc analysis and special projects, at the direction of the Cost Accountant and/or the Plant Controller.
  • Has authority to stop the production process if a quality of safety concern is noticed.

Duties also include assisting in the day-to-day management of the Environmental Management System. Following all environmental work instruction and / or cleaning up spills or other duties required of the Environmental 1st Response Team.

  • Actively participates in Health/Safety/Environmental investigations and the 8D process in order to develop root cause analysis for problem resolution as required.
  • Ensure required Safety Audits are complete for you and your team.
  • Reporting accidents, occupational illnesses, and HSE&E emergencies, and inform supervisor of known HSE&E conditions which could adversely affect other team members, assets or to the public.
  • Ensures compliance with all safety procedures and ensures safe working procedures in assigned production areas.
  • Coordinates any required safety and/or ergonomic training with the Health & Safety Coordinator.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.


Bachelor degree with major in accounting or equivalent and five (5) or more years of accounting/financial experience with emphasis in general and cost accounting and budgets. Related experience, training, education or some combination of all three may be considered.

Full time
Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 55,000.00
per Year
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Oxford, AL, US
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