Operational Finance Manager

Seeking an Operations and Finance Manager who will report directly to the CEO and oversee internal accounting systems, including AR, AP, payroll, and internal operations (HR functions). Opportunity to grow a department that interfaces with internal and external team members.

Responsibilities

include the following (but not limited to).

Business Partner

• The OFM supports the Management Team from a financial perspective.
• Assists in key finance initiatives and projects.

Participate in decisions making with site managers in giving appropriate information and proposing solutions to the business level on key business financials such a working capital and cash flow.

• Defines key performance indicators for the operations and assists in developing operational targets.  Follow up and reporting of the implementation of KPIs, analyzing trends and variance against target.

Assist the business in the development of cost estimates of new products.

Analyzes cost information for use in controlling expenditures. Communicates potential cost issues with operations management.

Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

• Assist site management / operations with reviewing monthly financial statements.
• Assists in the execution of both tactical and strategic projects identifying opportunity and solutions for improvement for the business both short and long term.

Financial Planning & Analysis

Compiles cost information to be used in the operating budget preparation.  The OFM works directly with the Operations Financial Manager, commercial, operations, and asset management group to develop the annual plan and quarterly forecast.

• Provide financial projection at mid-month.
• Manage the development of standard costs. Plans, studies, and collects data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.

Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.

Provide ad hoc financial analysis as requested by operations and finance management.

General Accounting

• Maintains the standard costs and recipes within the Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM) system.
• Completes the month end close out of the OPM System.
• Participates in Month-End Closing procedures by ensuring accurate accounting of all revenue and cost in the month, reviewing site financials to detect any discrepancies and anomalies, and prepares detailed comments of the month results in Sales and Costs comparing actual numbers with Plan & latest Forecast financials.

Analyze compliance reports and identify areas of improvement.

Help to identify and resolve technical US GAAP and other accounting related issues as they arise.

Identify process or cost issues and assist in the development of a remediation plan.

Required Experience

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, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in accounting, finance or business administration.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in either:
Cost Accounting (experience with manufacturing operations preferred)
Public Accounting with external audit experience
Financial Analysis
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of product – specific skills in Excel and PowerPoint presentation development.

Technical skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Strong knowledge of Excel and computerized accounting and costing systems.
Experience with Oracle software, Hyperion Planning.
Cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment.
US GAAP and Internal Controls knowledge
Accurately management of complex accounting processes and controls
Diligence and focus on working to strict deadlines
Multitasking and prioritization of workload
Deal with complex financial reporting and data, accurately, timely and completely

Preferred Experience

Post Date

Job Type

Full Time

Location Type

On Site

Location

Harrisburg, Lancaster

Salary Range

$100,000-200,000

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