Reporting directly to Plant Controller, the operations accounting analyst prepares economic reports and studies regarding manufacturing operations conditions and draws relevant conclusions for the business. Communicates with other departments (manufacturing, planning, purchasing, product management) in order to ensure achievement of company’s financial goals (budget control, forecasts, cash management, etc)
Establishes independently the regular monthly, quarterly and annually financial results for production operations, analyzes, comments and reports them according to the instructions received from financial management and external authorities; analyzes the standard vs. actual variances and explains unabsorbed costs; contributes actively in the process of reporting the key performance indicators.
Participates actively in the process of yearly standard cost review and development the new production standard costs.
Ensures proper SOX compliance; participates in the process of creating/implementing strong control procedures and work instructions; performs periodic checks regarding the accuracy, completeness & correctness of data.
Proposes improvements to systems, methods of work and contributes to ensuring that they are continuously adapted to the business requirements.
Provides input to the development of the long-range financial forecasts and related budgets.
Identifies and evaluates continuous improvement initiatives across manufacturing financial processes.
Good knowledge of financial concepts and costs analysis.
Ability to plan own work, to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and respect tight time deadlines.
Ability to anticipate problems, foresee timely solutions and adapt accordingly.
Detail oriented, analytical, pro-active and can work with minimum supervision.
Excellent computer skills: Excel (advanced level), Access (beginner level), SAP experience (medium to advanced level) is preferable.
Analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
Exercise independence and discretion and good team skills.
Good English language level (both written & spoken) is preferable.
Bachelor degree in Economics / Accounting or similar.
Experience in operations accounting is a plus.