Plant Accounting Manager

Superior Essex, Inc.

Franklin, IN

ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION: Perform accurately and timely
Financial Analysis on Operating Results and Plant Profitability opportunities
while being active within the Manufacturing Facility to become an effective
Business Partner with the Plant Management team and to understand its operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Lead month-end closing process.
Perform variance analysis on monthly, quarterly and year end financials.
Ensure that all tasks are completed on a timely basis in accordance with all
published deadlines. *Manage annual Budget, Business Plan, Strategic Plan and
monthly forecasting processes *Prepare and present reports and analysis to plant
personnel as part of daily, weekly, monthly management reporting, *Work with
key plant personnel to prepare financial justification for projects and tracking
progress and savings thereof. *Assist Plant Manager with profitability reviews
for items, product families, and customers. *Lead the taking, recording, and
analysis of the quarterly and annual physical inventories. *Other duties and
responsibilities as assigned
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: *Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and solutions-oriented skills. *Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to convey financial information to non-financial audiences. *Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in high-pressure situations *Ability to work efficiently, independently, and cross-functionally *Knowledge of US GAAP and other accounting/finance concepts.
COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: High level of proficiency in MS Excel required. Prior experience with QAD or other General Ledger software. Oracle (Hyperion) Essbase experience helpful. SCOPE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: BS in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in manufacturing.