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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst I
Ref No.: 18-15382
Location: San Diego, California
Job Title: Analyst, Finance (General)
Job Family Group (Function): Manufacturing Operations – General Finance
This position will work within the manufacturing finance center of excellence to support multiple manufacturing sites in the Client network. The role will be expected to assist sites in various reporting metrics and providing insight into variance drivers for both the income statement and balance sheet.
You should possess excellent analytical skills along with the ability to combine different data that leads to cost-effective solutions for the company.
What is expected in this role:
• Provides general accounting and reporting support for a domestic manufacturing plants.
• Analyzes and explains variances between forecasts, budget, and actual results.
• Process multiple reporting packages for operating sites to report on inventory, spending, and volumes.
• Communicates clearly with the finance and operations team on the plant's performance.
• Prepares weekly and month-end analyses
• Works with cross functional teams to set budget and update forecasts for their business area on a monthly basis.
• Demonstrates understanding of source documentation, research variances, and propose corrections.
• Makes decisions, often difficult and/or unpopular, by carefully weighing pros and cons and acting in accordance with GAAP.
• Leverages customer knowledge to develop alternative solutions and shares key learning's with others.
• Participate in various teams' related activities to ensure proper SOX controls and compliance with Company policies.
• Inventory Reporting Metrics and other KPI's.
• Capital Investment Analysis.
• Assisting to set the annual manufacturing standard costs along with analysis of these items.
• Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

• BS/BA Finance or Accounting
• Minimum of 1 years job related experience
• Cost Accounting experience preferred
• Self-motivated
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills
• Working knowledge of finance and accounting concepts
• Ability to analyze, organize and explain large volumes of data
• SAP system experience preferred
• Strong in Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook
• HFM and BPC experience a plus.

Looking for financial analyst with strong excel skillset(working with large data, pivot tables, v-lookups,), ERP experience. Possibility for role to lead to full-time role if person is a high performer.