The Financial Analyst will assist the Plant Controller with day-to-day analyzes of departmental fiscal data, programs and operations. Responsible for preparation of Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Operational review reporting packages. Duties include general preparation of Quarterly rolling forecast, spending analysis, variance analysis and assist in annual bottoms up budget preparation.Position Summary The Financial Analyst will assist the Plant Controller with day-to-day analyzes of departmental fiscal data, programs and operations. Responsible for preparation of Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Operational review reporting packages. Duties include general preparation of Quarterly rolling forecast, spending analysis, variance analysis and assist in annual bottoms up budget preparation.Primary Duties & Responsibilities Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the resultsof the company’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted andstrategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievementof the budget and strategic plan.Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templatesdistributed for use by all of Finance within the Division or PCC and ensurequality, accuracy and focused analytic review.Responsible for day-today review and reconciliation daily flex to ensureaccuracy and proper Accounting treatments.Taking ownership of preparation of the Weekly Operation review reportingpackages which include weekly financial close, analysis and recovery to theQuarterly targets.Perform monthly changes in financial position/budget variance analysis androlling forecasts within the Quarter.Research and help resolve anomalies for departmental spending and assistdepartment managers with explanation and cost containment.Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed andInvestigate and report to the Controller any inconsistencies or improprieties.Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency andperformance projects as assigned.Support capital purchase analysis and its return on investment for projectsubmitted.Annually assist Controller with bottoms up budget preparation by department,budget flash/proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation andjustifications.Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, andconcepts, to assist Controller provide practical counsel to business areamanagers and the plant General Manager in order to drive business results.Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of Accountingprinciples and internal controls, and apply them.Identify non-value added processes within the department and seeks solutions.Experience & Education BS or BA in Accounting or Finance. Minimum of 2 – 4 years Accounting/Financeexperience in a manufacturing environment. Prefer experience as a FinancialAnalyst at a publicly traded company.Required Skills Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley.Exceptional analytical abilities and understanding of Accounting and Finance issues in a manufacturing environment.Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and profitability and variance analysis.A proactive, hands-on strategic thinker with solid problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation vs. simple reporting.Solid, overall business acumen and a strong mindset for continuous improvement.Attention to detail and an attitude of 100% compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.Work requires verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to produce quality works within tight timeframes and simultaneously manages several projects in a challenging fast paced environment.Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems. Financial modeling expertise a plusStrong work ethic with a positive can-do attitude. Strong presence with ability to interact with Senior Leadership.High energy level and ability to work flexible hours.