|Title:||Financial Analysts at CGI|
CGI-LOCATED IN MIAMI FL, ROLE IS IN MIAMI FL
Financial analysts leverage strong accounting and compliance backgrounds to explore historical financial data, predict future results and drive process and policy improvements. Provides financial analysis, including costing, budgeting and reporting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Quarterly budgeting and forecasting – coordinating/vetting sales forecast, department spending and plant spending.
Monthly variance analysis and follow up with functional leaders.
Tracking and responding to cost and other financial metrics.
Helping building processes and efficiencies in the Finance department.
Evaluating current capital expenditures and depreciation.
Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement.
Coordinating with other members of the finance team to review financial information and forecasts. Will also provide financial models and forecasts.
Provide reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
Analyzing current and past financial data and performance and prepares reports and projections based on this analysis and building original analyses
Plans, studies and collects data to determine costs of business activity such as raw materials purchases, material utilization, inventory, and labor.
Analyzes change in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine the effects on costs.
Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
Creates cost estimates for potential new products.
Translates sales and units to manufacturing and production support leaders for short term and long term capacity planning.
Work closely with Product Manager to ensure accuracy of performance for past and future results and understand trends in the marketplace.
Participates in the “flash” and forecast process on an ongoing basis to help track current and project future financial results for sales and expenditures for product stream.
Tracks sales, units, and profitability of existing and new product lines and report on performance and impact to the company by region or customer. Develops and monitors profit and loss statements for independent distributors and understands PGT’s cost of doing business with each customer.
Tracks and reports on sales forecast provided by sales team for accuracy and monitor progress at the lowest level of detail possible.
Minimum five years experience in Public and/or Corporate Accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of computerized accounting systems
Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Excel/Word/Powerpoint)
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree required (Accounting or Finance)
This person needs to be able to communicate at all levels within the company in both spoken and written form. This person must be able to draft memos and presentations that will be seen by the executive group.
To conduct the analysis required by the job, this person must be able to do all basic math functions, as well as use math skills to create meaningful analysis that will stand up well to outside challenges.
This is a critical ability for this role. This person should be able to determine the source of variances and surprises that the stream will inevitably encounter. Of all the stream team members, this is the role most responsible for understanding what happened in the past and how it may affect the future (forecasting/budgeting).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Manufacturing floor and office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
Ability to travel occasionally domestically.
Occasional: activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequent: activity exists 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.