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  • Job reference: RMS0162445

Financial Analyst

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Michigan - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/11/2015
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The Company:
Power and Automation Company

The Role:
This position is responsible to ensure the achievement of project results with good control on costs, project timeline and minimal risk exposure. Analyst and planning role supporting the delivery of Robots and Applications (R&A) projects and financial information. The role is to establish formal Accounting and Controlling processes to aid in identifying and mitigating financial risks and controls of projects, inventory, warranty and doing financial analyst work for the R&A business. This may include some additional accounting tasks and/or follow-up.

key -

Project Accounting, Manufacturing Experience; SAP FI/CO and Project Module Experience. These are some key attributes that we are looking for in our Project Analyst/Controller.

Main Accountability:

• Jointly reviews and develops project control strategy with Project Managers / Person Responsible to get margin improvement.
• Project review meetings, process budgets and change orders, updates planned costs and closure of projects. Perform month end activities via SAP to close out monthly financial statements. Average 100 to 250 projects at $90M to $110M in Revenue and $75M to $92M cost. Project size is normally less than $2m, but could be up to $6M.
• Implement the Project Controlling framework in R&A.
• Support the implementation and execution of internal controls.
• Actively work on improving and optimizing the use of SAP.
• Execute ongoing project review reports and analyze actual costs versus planned costs, actual project cash flow versus planned project cash flow, and actual project delivery commitments versus planned project delivery commitments.
• Continuous analysis of project performance versus budget and actual, and highlight/issue early warning of poor results.
• Execute cost variance analysis of projects and take action with the project manager / responsible, if necessary.
• Analyze and advise on NWC including timely invoicing, innovative ways to maximize cash collections from customer, WIP just in time, vendor terms and other ways for efficient net working capital.
• Review and analyze transactions to ensure correct accounting entries according to Accounting and Reporting Guidelines.
• Forecasting project revenues and participate in Income Statement P&L and Balance Sheet forecasting for business segments.
• Finished Goods Inventory/Work in Process/Consignment cost accounting, analysis and tracking.
• Balance Sheet and Income Statement analysis, including cost center expense tracking analysis, reporting, account reconciliation work.
• Management and financial reporting of employees and workforce.
• Participate in COPQ reporting and other reporting.
• Ensures risk review on commercial and financial terms is done before, during and after project execution. Insure proper documentation of all risk and contingencies.
• Assurance and compliance with all internal controls and tax compliance (coord with Tax dept) before and during project execution.
• Manage financial risks such as payment, foreign exchange through use of hedging, advance payments and other means.
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