Financial Analyst

Westeel

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Location

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Department

Finance

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Position Summary:

 

Reporting directly to the Controller, the Financial Analyst maintains, interprets and communicates costing and financial information for the company by insuring timely and accurate processing of transactions, providing cost analysis, keeping records, updating reports and providing exceptional customer service to all stakeholders.

 

 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

 

  • Monthly reporting & analysis of production costs and expense variances
  • Perform margin analysis by part, product line and customers
  • Responsible for daily, monthly, and annual cost rolls updates
  • Maintain costing reports for all plants and ensuring product is fully costed
  • Work with production to analyze, report on, and maintain optimal inventory levels
  • Maintain and communicate inventory (and provision) reports
  • Record and maintain all bill and hold reporting schedules
  • Work with Plants to maintain accurate part set-up and bill of materials
  • Weekly analysis and review of WIP, GR/IR and Goods in Transit transactions
  • General ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist with cycle counts and the annual inventory count
  • Report and maintain financial data for corporate reporting
  • Post various recurring and adjusting journal entries
  • Assisting with month-end and year-end close, and ad hoc reporting
  • Other duties as required

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

 

  • Background in manufacturing is required
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting concepts and analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Enrollment in the CPA program is preferred
  • Above average skills in Microsoft Excel
  • SAP knowledge is an asset
  • Problem solver who excels in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communications and conflict management skills