Financial Accounting Analyst

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New Haven
Mar 13, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Financial Accounting Analyst

International Manufacturer HQ in New Haven. This role is to learn the business, take ownership of the financial reporting and is a track to Controller in 4-5 years, for the right candidate.


  • Analyze changes on product configuration, raw materials, manufacturing methods and services provided, to determine the effects on product costs and internal product margins.

  • Analyzes financial data in the manufacturing organization to determine the costs of conducting business.

  • Analyze data including inventory, labor, overhead and purchase costs.

  • Prepare reports for management that detail costs and its effect on profit.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and calculation of the standard costs, including bill of materials and item cost, labor rates and other related costs.

  • Provide detailed analysis on variances to plan, forecast, and prior year.

  • Prepare and manage month end activities, variance analysis, and monthly reconciliation.

  • Provide insightful and competitive analytics that anticipates change and drive decision making.

  • Work across the organization and all levels of the company including plant, division and corporate entities.

  • Provide product line and customer profitability analysis.

  • Assist in planning and auditor role for annual physical inventory.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 4-6 years combined public and private accounting experience preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing accounting group required; Costing in a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Axion/Axis and SQL Experience preferred, Advanced Excel skills and ERP system skills required.