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Posted: Fri Feb 24 2023

Sr. Financial Analyst

Bennettsville, South Carolina

Direct Hire

Position Title:  Sr. Financial Analyst
Location:  Bennettsville, SC
Salary:  $100,000 +/-
Bonus:  10% annual
Target Individual:  5 or more years working in finance handling budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis – manufacturing background would be desired but not required – Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required

Company:  One of the largest pulp/paper manufacturers in the U.S. They pride themselves on their family working environment, always providing opportunities for growth and a desire for continuous improvement.
Job Description:
  • Perform month end closing responsibilities, including posting journal entries, inventory movements and running cost allocations.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations for site’s full listing of asset and liability accounts.
  • Review/prepare monthly accounting and financial reports including profit and loss statement variance analysis.
  • Perform quarterly forecasts and annual P&L budget responsibilities
  • Provide audit support (internal and external).
  • Serve as resource to update and maintain major inventory standard product costs.
  • Maintain finished goods product costing system.
  • Coordinate with sites for actual/forecast/budget results and analysis.
  • Research and apply accounting policies and principles to properly record, report, and maintain financial data.

Key Skill Sets:

  • Possess ability and track-record of challenging reported figures, asking questions & probing others to ensure that the right answers are obtained.
  • Good communicator at all levels of organization, in both written and verbal formats.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to change in a dynamic environment.
  • Self-sufficient, proactive, results driven and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Analytical approach to solving problems and critical thinking.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo and seek opportunities to continuously improve processes.
  • Ability to work overtime during critical times of month-end close, project delivery, etc.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of five (5) years related experience in an accounting/finance role; experience within a manufacturing operations environment is preferred.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel capabilities. Including advanced formulas and pivot tables (examples may be requested during interview process).
  • Experience working in ERP systems, SAP preferred.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

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