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Financial Analyst

Kelly Services
Waukesha, WI 53189
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Our client, a company specializing in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, is currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a 6 month temporary position with the opportunity for an extension. The position is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin.





**In addition to working with the worlds most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:**



**-** **Competitive pay**



**-** **Paid holidays**



**-** **Year-end bonus program**



**-** **Recognition and incentive programs**



**-** **Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center**





The hours for this position are as follows




+ Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm



**Pay Rate: $38.00 Hour**





PRIMARY FUNCTION:



The Lead Analyst for the PSD Division supports a profitable business with annual sales of $1B in decision-enabling processes by providing comprehensive analysis and financial reporting to internal customers across multiple organizational levels. Responsibilities include Month End Closing and Balance Sheet reviews and reconciliations, supporting internal and external audits as well as Plant operations. This position will operate as a key partner to the PRD and PDRD senior management, Plant Managers and Plant Controllers and needs to establish strong cross functional relationships with support teams within the PRD and PDRD Business. The PSD Analyst works collaboratively with marketing, operations and plant controllers supporting audits, account reconciliations, and closing support. This role offers: great visibility for a high-potential analyst seeking their next challenge to accelerate learning and professional growth, focusing in on overall division analytics and serving as a key finance business partner to various functions within the division, providing a key development step on a career path towards a future plant controller or other finance leadership role. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated critical thinker, highly analytical, process improvement oriented, who demonstrates the drive and people capability to deliver results in fast-paced team environment.





ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



A. Complete regular financial processes for the business including preparation and review of balance sheet account reconciliations, month-end closing entries, processing Intracompany AP and AR transactions and resolving B.S. aging issues and more.



B. Support other financial processes for the business including purchase recapture tax, freight analysis and accrual, FOB Destination analysis and similar tasks as assigned.



C. Assists in development and maintaining Balance Sheet Peer Review and red flag reports and various annual controls such as Segregation of Duties and User Access Reviews.



D. Take the lead on several aspects of Intracompany A/P and A/R as well as other risk accounts to ensure minimum aging. Coordinate cost transfer initiatives and coordinate requirements with key players across the organization.



E. Support plant controllers in the effective implementation of accounting policies, practices and internal controls, and support them in the event of Audits and 2nd level BSR.



F. Review, analyze and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy, consistency, and transparency. Maintain integrity of financial reports. Respond to internal and external audits timely and ensure continued plant compliance with SOX requirements.



G. Support/lead process improvement projects. Work in a team environment with other analysts and financial colleagues to streamline and drive improvement in financial processes through tools/systems, automation and standardization.



H. Assist with cross functional interactions between Sales, Marketing, SCM and Logistics teams in order to ensure an effective process focused on managing Balance Sheet accounts and risks.



I. Establish strong relationship with peers across the operations and functional finance teammates within Eaton. Assist in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals





Basic Qualifications:



o Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited institution



o Minimum of 3 years of experience in a finance or accounting function with a solid working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and pronouncements of external regulatory bodies: Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.





Preferred Qualifications:



o 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to manage risks and improve processes and increase efficiencies.



o SAP and Hyperion HFM skills. Intermediate to expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.



o Strong financial analysis, Balance Sheet account review, and risk control experience.



o Masters degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.





Position Criteria:



o Solid working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Working knowledge of pronouncements of external regulatory bodies: Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.



o Data-driven, disciplined, objective, and detail-oriented



o Superior analytical thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability



o Sense of urgency: ability to drive to positive results in a complex environment.



o Acts as a business partner; sees the big picture and works through ambiguity and change



o Exhibits managerial courage in defending a position and working under pressure



o Good written and verbal communication skills



o Advanced computer knowledge with MS Office Applications



o Development of sound lines of communication with management



****Important information** : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position **(** kristen.adams@kellyservices.com **),** **however,** your resume should be uploaded via the **_SUBMIT RESUME_** button included within**



with annual sales of 1B in decision-enabling processes by providing comprehensive analysis and financial reporting to internal customers across multiple organizational levels. Responsibilities include Month End Closing and Balance Sheet reviews and reconciliations, supporting internal and external audits as well as Plant operations. This position will operate as a key partner to the PRD and PDRD senior management, Plant Managers and Plant Controllers and needs to establish strong cross functional relationships with support teams within the PRD and PDRD Business. The PSD Analyst works collaboratively with marketing, operations and plant controllers supporting audits, account reconciliations, and closing support. This role offers: great visibility for a high-potential analyst seeking their next challenge to accelerate learning and professional growth, focusing in on overall division analytics and serving as a key finance business partner to various functions within the division, providing a key development step on a career path towards a future plant controller or other finance leadership role. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated critical thinker, highly analytical, process improvement oriented, who demonstrates the drive and people capability to deliver results in fast-paced team environment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS A. Complete regular financial processes for the business including preparation and review of balance sheet account reconciliations, month-end closing entries, processing Intracompany AP and AR transactions and resolving B.S. aging issues and more. B. Support other financial processes for the business including purchase recapture tax, freight analysis and accrual, FOB Destination analysis and similar tasks as assigned. C. Assists in development and maintaining Balance Sheet Peer Review and red flag reports and various annual controls such as Segregation of Duties and User Access Reviews. D. Take the lead on several aspects of Intracompany A/P and A/R as well as other risk accounts to ensure minimum aging. Coordinate cost transfer initiatives and coordinate requirements with key players across the organization. E. Support plant controllers in the effective implementation of accounting policies, practices and internal controls, and support them in the event of Audits and 2nd level BSR. F. Review, analyze and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy, consistency, and transparency. Maintain integrity of financial reports. Respond to internal and external audits timely and ensure continued plant compliance with SOX requirements. G. Support/lead process improvement projects. Work in a team environment with other analysts and financial colleagues to streamline and drive improvement in financial processes through tools/systems, automation and standardization. H. Assist with cross functional interactions between Sales, Marketing, SCM and Logistics teams in order to ensure an effective process focused on managing Balance Sheet accounts and risks. I. Establish strong relationship with peers across the operations and functional finance teammates within Eaton. Assist in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals Basic Qualifications: o Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited institution o Minimum of 3 years of experience in a finance or accounting function with




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With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the worlds most respected companiesproviding you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform your career. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 5,500 finance and accounting professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.



Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-10-16 Expires: 2019-11-16

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