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Senior Financial Operations Analyst
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Job Description

Senior Financial Operations Analyst

Our very large, established manufacturing client is currently in search of a Senior Financial Operations Analyst for its Orange County, CA based headquarters. Position is open to due to the growth of business. You will closely partner with the Senior Finance Team and operations management to drive productivity and deliver the stated financial objectives for the assigned operations.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work in the company HQ (not a business unit) and to evaluate current and future business strategies and operational objectives and make recommendations. 
The company requires a person with innovative and creative ideas to increase impact and efficiency of in the company.  The company has a track record of developing financial talent and has clear opportunities for progression and professional development.
Responsibilities include:

  • Provides Business and Financial Analytics and Intelligence support/reporting via financial, manufacturing/cost accounting, and operational KPIs.
  • Gathers and compiles raw data; conducts research for industry trends and benchmarks; and normalizes data to be incorporated into a centralized data format.
  • Serves as a cross-functional financial analysis resource for the organization, providing timely responses to inquiries which require research and possible subsequent action items.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommendations and subsequent execution/ project ownership.
  • Contribute professional skills, knowledge, and provide value-added services that support and enhance the FP&A Team.
  • Prepares spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports and ad hoc requests. Makes regular presentations to the executive team.
  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; typically receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance/accounting or related field.
  • 3-5 or more years of business related experience, with experience in a manufacturing required.
  • Working knowledge of KPI (Key Performance Indicators) concepts and reporting.
  • Experience with financial and operational planning, budgeting and variance analysis.
  • Working knowledge of: Finance, Inventory Control, Cost and Manufacturing operations.
  • Systems oriented – can learn new tools and systems used in data analysis.
  • Experience with sophisticated ERP Systems; Advanced Excel
  • Knowledge of relational databases and systems preferred
  • Good judgment, analytical, decision making and tenacious problem solving skills.
  • Solid ability to multi-task, adaptable and flexible.
  • Initiative, self-motivation and self-directed.
  • Self-confidence to question the status quo.
  • Able to accomplish assigned projects utilizing strong communication (written and verbal), project management, time management and collaboration skills.
  • Able to focus on the accomplishment of current departmental priorities.
  • Able to provide service with integrity and confidentiality.
  • Able to streamline processes through necessary skill sets.

***Local candidates will be given priority and first consideration.***

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Generous and comprehensive benefits
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Strategy - Planning
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Senior Financial Operations Analyst

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