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Sr. Financial Analyst

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Safran Seats Finance and management Gainesville , Texas , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 8 years English Fluent
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Job Description

Occupational Summary:

This role has 2 major components:
A) Financial Close, Consolidation, FP&A whereby the individual will be responsible for accomplishing Month End Close tasks as well as the preparation and completion of an array of accounting entries, GL, Budgets, Forecasts, Consolidations, and FP&A for Safran Seats USA. This position will be responsible for taking the lead role in preparing budgets and forecasts, providing analytical support to operations, capital expenditure analysis, ad hoc analysis, audit support, trend analysis of revenue recognition and cost analysis; and
B) Business analysis and improvements whereby the individual will be responsible for developing, analyzing, and interpreting statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability and performance against budget and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization. This person will be responsible for coordinating, conducting, and documenting financial analysis projects. This role will support finance in providing top level financial assistance to Executive management.

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

A) Performs preparation and inputting of monthly journal entries into general ledger for local entities as well as headquarters.
B) Prepares monthly financial package for headquarters and consolidated Safran Seats USA plus prepares Safran financial reports including state and federal reports.
C) Prepares annual operating budget for headquarters and consolidated Safran Seats USA.
D) Performs monthly general ledger account reconciliation's and analysis.
E) Maintains Fixed Asset system.
F) Monitors maturity dates of notes payable, credit lines, and administers renewal of loans.
G) Assists in annual audit by external auditors.
H) H.Q. Expense review/analysis
I) Agent retainer payment and reporting
J) Builds high fidelity and complex pro-forma P&Ls to support timely decision making on cost and profitability analysis for the business.
K) Develops methodology to measure profitability by market segment in order to improve management's ability to make decisions.
L) Advises on the possible financial and operational risk associated with new opportunities.
M) Analyzes various cost elements and overheads.
N) Prepares and develops ad-hoc management reports for decision making.
O) Creates and modifies financial forecasting models
P) Prepares analysis of new business, revenue improvement, and cost saving opportunities.
Q) Assists in maintaining departmental procedures and instructions in accordance with company policies and procedures.
R) Performs other duties as assigned.

Complementary Description

Communication Skills:

Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve problems and think strategically.

Physical Demands:

This position requires extended periods of sitting while working with computers and viewing computer monitors and other office equipment. Finger dexterity needed in using misc. office equipment such as telephone, computer and copy machine, etc. Bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to approximately twenty pounds are required during tasks related to the job.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:

i) Must have knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles in accordance with GAAP.
ii) Must have knowledge of manufacturing general and cost accounting in a standard cost environment
iii) Must have ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
iv) Must have working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
v) Must possess significant experience performing financial planning and analysis in a multi-site, international business.
vi) Must have strong proficiency with MS Excel (i.e. V-Look Ups and Pivot Tables) and MS PowerPoint.
vii) Must be experienced in analyzing and interpreting complex data, including modeling.
viii) Must have a strong understanding of financial operations, business planning and forecast processes.
ix) Must be able to function as part of a design team, and understand Lean principles.
x) Must have knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
xi) Must be able to prepare information and communicate at Sr. Exec level.

Education and Experience:

i) Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related business major with significant Financial Accounting coursework or 6 years in accounting is required.
ii) MBA or Master's Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
iii) Additionally requires a minimum of four years of experience in a Finance or Accounting position preferably in a manufacturing environment.
iv) Experience in the Aerospace industry a plus.
v) Hyperion and system conversion experience a plus.

Specificity of the job

No travel required, but ad hoc traveling for training purposes may be involved.

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2000 Weber Dr TX 76240

Gainesville

Texas United States

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76,800
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27
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35
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