Financial Analyst in Seattle WA

Futures Consulting LLC
Title: 
Financial Analyst
Date: 
10/22/2020
Job ID: 
RM-Seattle FA
Location: 
Seattle WA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
$65-75k
Relocation: 
No
Job Types:
Credit Analyst/Manager, Financial Analyst, Pricing Analyst/Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

Job Title: Finance Analyst

Reports to: Finance Manager

General Description:

The Financial Analyst (FA) assists in coordinating the financial reporting and analysis activities for Field Roast operations. This position works closely with operations to accurately reflect the results, ensure internal controls are in place and monitored, and provide expertise and support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily and weekly performance scorecards

  • Investigate variances, determine root causes, and recommend actions to minimize

  • Provide support for managing overhead costs to departmental managers

  • Understand cost drivers and provide analytics to assist management

  • Conduct self-audits to ensure inventory controls are accurately followed

  • Coordinate period end inventory counts, investigate & provide explanations for variances that occur

  • Assist in the monthly forecast updates and the annual overhead budgeting process

  • Play a key role in the period end close ensuring accounting entries are accurate and timely

  • Provide leadership in formulating reports (both recurring and ad-hoc) supporting plant continuous improvement projects

  • Train the operations leadership team to leverage the existing reporting tools to more accurately record product costs

  • Conduct the annual review of Bill of Materials (BOM) and labor standards

  • Collaborate with Finance Manager on special projects as assigned

  • Create, implement, and maintain new business processes to streamline and improve financial reporting

  • Coordinate the exception management process for plant related AP transactional issues

  • Assist with new vendor set up and credit applications

  • Ensure that critical weekly and monthly deadlines are met and provide accurate and timely reporting

  • Responsible for all licensing and reporting requirements and renewals for City, State and Federal entities

  • Develop and maintain organization and storage of all financial files, both physical and digital

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-year degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration

  • Experience in food manufacturing is preferred

  • Proficiency with MS Office in general with advanced skills in Excel

  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP system is an asset

  • The ability to work cross-functionally

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team

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