Plant Accountant

Searcy, AR 72143

Posted: 01/07/2019 Employment Type: direct Job Number: 17645
Plant Accountant / Plant Financial Analyst opening with our manufacturing client.

Pay Rate:  20/hr

The position is accountable to perform financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, accounting, special project analysis and creation of financial reports. 

Essential Functions
  • Prepare, review and analyze financial forecasts, operating budgets, capital expenditures, and strategic plans. 
  • Provide in depth analysis on financial performance and root cause variances to forecasts. 
  • Perform detailed SG&A expenditure analysis to identify trends and areas in need of cost control focus. 
  • Perform business unit finance/accounting month-end closing procedures, complete account reconciliations, prepare journal entries. 
  • Analyze P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow statements for domestic and international business units. 
  • Perform hourly payroll duties, submitting data to central payroll, investigating issues, and following up with HR/Supervisors to ensure proper coding in the system 
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelors or Associate Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting 
  • At least 2 years professional experience in accounting and financial analysis 
  • Experience using MRP/ERP and financial systems – (Oracle, SAP, etc.) 
  • Strong understanding of standard financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) and working knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • CPA / CMA / Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting 
  • Financial analysis experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience with Oracle, MfgPro, Longview or Cognos a plus 

Plant Accountant / Plant Financial Analyst - 17645
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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