Sr. Financial Analyst

Website Henderson Products, Inc.

Manchester, Iowa

Henderson Products, Inc. is seeking a qualified individual to fill a Staff Accountant position focused on the cost accounting function. This position is responsible for preparing cost accounting reports, designing and implementing cost control procedures, overseeing the recording and calculating of unit cost for products or services related to specific jobs or projects and producing cost accounting or operating reports for use by management.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:                                

  • Review and analyze product cost
  • Assist and analyze cost standards
  • Support annual physical inventory process
  • Maintain the general ledger and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Plan, develop, and implement process improvement
  • Review daily sales orders and post to G/L
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Maintain general ledger interfaces
  • Participate in the budget preparation process
  • Maintain customer and supplier records
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly SOX documentation
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Assistance to various committees as needed and special projects as assigned

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment with some exposure to manufacturing operations.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Technological skills to work with operating software as well as Microsoft products, including Excel & Word in Windows environment
  • Organizational, detail, follow-up skills, strong math aptitude and ability to work accurately with numbers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong team player who takes initiative

Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in finance, accounting, or business administration, preferred.
  • 3-5 years general accounting experience preferred

Henderson Products, Inc. a division of Douglas Dynamics, is searching for a Senior Financial Analyst that will be responsible for all periodic financial planning and analysis. This will include building and maintaining various models to support management’s ability to communicate and predict future financial results. The Sr. Financial Analyst will support the annual budgeting process and assist in the analysis of the profitability of the company’s products and how changes in the mix of products will affect profitability.  The position will participate in Lean product development teams as an advisor on the financial impact of team decisions that affect cost and margin, and assist in the evaluation of potential acquisition targets and related due diligence.

This position can be located in:

Manchester, Iowa

Huntley, Illinois

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop models to support monthly and quarterly forecasting of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Support annual budgeting process.
  • Prepare reports bridging actual to budget performance, investigate and explain variances.
  • Report on monthly sales margin and mix impacts by product, customer and channel.
  • Assist with accumulating and presenting accurate cost data to be used in competitive pricing decisions.
  • Provide models and other improvements to aid in compression of the month end close process.
  • Assist in preparing Capital Appropriation requests.
  • Assist in modeling projections for future growth, expansion and acquisition opportunities.
  • Participate in product development teams as advisor on financial impacts of pricing and cost drivers.
  • Participate in Kaizen events and Managing for Daily Improvement activities such as periodic problem solving exercises.

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment or may be exposed to noise if working in a production area.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong technical knowledge of GAAP and experience with building financial models, accuracy with details, and strong analytical skills.
  • Good organizational and project management skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and promptly at all levels of the organization, providing consultation and supporting department objectives and management decisions.
  • Detailed working knowledge of financial and manufacturing accounting systems.
  • Self-starter to take the initiative to meet tight timelines.
  • Superior technology skills including expert proficiency in Excel; knowledge of database applications a plus.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 5-10 years of accounting experience in a financial planning and analysis role.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

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