Mascot, TN

Sr. Plant Controlling Financial Analyst

Sr. Plant Controlling Financial Analyst - Mascot

Mascot, TN, US, 37806

Purpose of Position
This role provides support to the Plant Controller in various closing, reporting, inventory management, and business planning activities for all North American Rail plants (Mascot, Ogden, Lenexa). As a crucial member of the North American Rail Management Team, the Senior Financial Analyst contributes to the financial performance of the plant and ensures that economic rigor is applied to the decision-making process. This includes efforts to reduce invested capital, improve cash flow, and drive continuous improvement in cost and productivity. Moreover, this role involves communicating results and analysis with the Plant Controller, Plant Management Team, and corporate as required.

This position is located in Mascot, TN.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly financial statements/KPI reports for all Rail plants in accordance with company policies and GAAP.
  • Collaborate closely with the Plant Controller and Plant Management Team to ensure a clear and accurate understanding of the plants' overall financial performance.
  • Support the preparation of the plants' business planning process, incorporating productivity and cost targets for both manufacturing and sourcing in the OE, Reconditioning, and Remanufacturing processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly rolling forecasts and provide insight and commentary to plant and operations leadership regarding major variances from the plan and prior forecast.
  • Support the Plant Controller in providing financial guidance for all plant capital investments and related business case justifications.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining accurate standard/full cost data for all products, collaborating with product management and business management on new product development, new business opportunities, and execution of existing contracts.
  • Ensure that proper internal controls are in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Support all internal and external audits.
  • Work independently to complete required tasks and communicate results.
  • Fulfill other assigned duties.
  • Possess flexibility to travel to satellite locations as needed, mainly for annual physical inventory (< 5%).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 4 years of finance and/or accounting experience, preferably in cost accounting
  • Demonstrate high proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess strong analytical and variance analysis/root cause analysis skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have prior experience in plant accounting
  • Possess experience with SAP
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools

All qualified applicants will receive fair treatment based on their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination based on gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status, or any other protected basis according to applicable law.

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