Financial Analyst in South Gate, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/25/2021

Job Snapshot

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    32 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

The Financial Analyst works under the guidance of the Controller and assists the Controller with directing the organization’s financial operations and administration. Assists the Controller in the preparation and review of financial statements, budgets, monthly forecasts, financial planning, and various other financial operating reports.

The Financial Analyst will also be responsible for fixed asset accounting, lease versus buy, ROI and payback analysis related to capital spending.

The Financial Analyst will also be responsible for balance sheet analysis and assisting in Sarbanes Oxley compliance activities. The Financial Analyst will also assist with audit workpaper preparation as needed. 

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, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare and analyze current and past financial data and performance to drive improvements.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting to local, division and corporate management.
  • Manages operational data and maintains data accuracy and integrity.
  • Provide financial analysis and reporting on results and trends of operations.
  • Prepare reports and projections based on analysis.
  • Develop and maintain financial models for forecasting and budgeting.
  • Works with Controller to manage the preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  • Assist with month end closing processes, maintain the general ledger, generate monthly journal entries and reconcile accounts.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the Financial and ERP systems and the ability to data mine.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with team members, coworkers, production staff and management.
  • Review and improve daily processes and tasks to expedite and improve workflow.
  • Perform job functions with minimal supervision.
  • Provide audit support through the generation of timely, accurate schedules and documents.
  • Provide support to Finance clerical staff and assist in resolving issues that arise in these areas with minimal supervision.
  • Maintains construction in progress detail with supporting documentation and works with management team to submit capital requests.
  • Assist in Sarbanes Oxley compliance activities. Learns SOX Corporate requirements and maintains records to comply with said requirements.
  • Create and maintain adequate and appropriate procedural documentation.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
  • B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and/or Accounting with a minimum of five years of experience in accounting and finance
  • 5+ years of progressive Financial Analyst experience
  • Extensive experience with ERP systems and Excel
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • CPA and/or CMA designation preferred.
  • Experience with Great Plains preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP.