JOB SUMMARY

Provide a brief description as to the primary purpose of this job (no more than three to five sentences):
Reporting to the controller, the financial analyst will be responsible for the Accounts Payable function and work with the site and off-site individuals to ensure that site cash flow strategies are met. Ideal candidates will anticipate what needs to be done and proactively design and deliver workable solutions and strategies.  


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

List essential job functions that comprise the job; describe in terms of actions (verbs) and desired outcomes in order of most important first:
  • Work directly with the purchasing manager and potentially with vendors to resolve account issues and questions 
  • Work with the purchasing team to resolve both current and aging issues on the AP hold report for items that fail the three-way match 
  • Monitor the facility’s Accounts Receivable aging, and lead bi-weekly meetings with the Customer Service Representatives and Financial Shared Services Group to coordinate collection efforts on specific aged account items 
  • Prepare and update the site’s weekly cash forecast for weekly cash calls with the Corporate Headquarters 
  • Prepare several daily reports for distribution to both the management and the operation teams 
  • Assist in completing monthly balance sheet reconciliations (trade payables/trade receivables) 
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis when requested by the Controller 
  • Strong organizational skills required 
  • Responsible for adherence to all safety policies, practices, and procedures 
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and with external customer 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Ability to work overtime 
  • Attendance/Reliability 
  • Attendance is critical, and one must be able to work at the Boston facility.


KEY RELATIONSHIPS & LEADERSHIP

List key relationships (to whom and the nature of the relationship) and leadership has given/received and to/from whom associated with this position:
  • GM- Reporting up to
  • Controller- Reporting up to
  • Purchasing Manager- Partner
  • Other CPP Location EHS Manager/ Staff Collaboration

QUALIFICATIONS

List the minimum requirements to be considered for this position:
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with above-average results. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, an Associate Degree in either discipline is acceptable with several years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing setting. 
  • Excellent PC skills and understanding of ERP systems. 
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls and procedures. 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities; time management skills are essential. 
  • Ability to work professional overtime as needed. 
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WORKING CONDITIONS

List working conditions for this position:
  • Working Environment:   Indoor working environment within various areas of a foundry facility/Office environment
  • Physical Demands:    Sitting/standing, using a computer screen, keyboard, and mouse for extended periods of time, ability to lift up to 20lbs, walking
  • Travel Requirements: Varies from 5-10%
  • Required PPE:     PPE varies throughout the plant; check with the area Supervisor to ensure proper PPE is being used
  • Safety Glasses:    Needed in all areas of the plant
  • Steel toe shoes:  Needed in all areas of the plant

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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