Position requires 2 to 3 years' Manufacturing Experience
Responsible for CLA growth and financial reporting, including accounting, planning, financial and operational analysis, budgeting and reporting. Build CLA by:
Teaming with Operations, driving and reporting on cost savings. Key Finance person responsible in the analysis of manufacturing variances and preparing manufacturing reports.
Safeguarding assets by preparing annual budget and analyzing departmental actual versus budget and balance sheet accounts and discussing ways to eliminate variances with department heads.
Responsible for monthly and quarterly closes, including journal entries, account reconciliations and tax returns.
Supporting CLA Customer Sponsors in preparing cost estimates, presenting new project quotes, price increases, audits of first run and other analyses.
Controls, analyzes and approves manufacturing standard changes(ECO), providing and reporting cost and profit impact to management. Investigates issues encountered and works with team to correct and improve. Act independently as a liaison with members of various departments within CLA. Responsible for cross training of other accountants and distribution of tasks within CLA Finance
Work closely with Operations. Review and discuss line and labor efficiencies of production schedules weekly. Identify variances and their causes. Work with Operations on solutions and cost savings. Assist with cost savings reporting and prepare monthly reports of variances, efficiencies and recap of major issues by customer and product. Review and adjust loss factors assigned to components and blends.
Manage the monthly closing process ensuring proper GL accounts are affected. Review department cost summaries and discuss variances to budget with department managers. Make accrual entries to properly state the current month and any reclassification journal entries that are required. Prepare Key Metrics Report and other stats reports to assist management with business analysis. Participate in Operations reviews.
Prepare accurate, complete, and timely cost estimates for new and existing business. Work with General Manger/Sales to turn cost estimate into quote. Present quotes to customers and work to negotiate/resolve differences. Inform management of discrepancies especially erosion in expected profit. Review cost estimates prepared by direct report and function as back up to Finance Manager when needed
Prepare quarterly sales tax returns and annual property tax and LA city tax returns
Review and investigate received not invoiced on inventory and non-inventory items. Request statements from vendors and reconcile.
Prepare schedules, key data and files needed for annual budget process. Work with Department managers to assist in budget preparation.
Maintain balance sheet account analysis and prepare monthly journal entries as needed. Prepare monthly sales reports.
Review construction in process and maintain fixed asset files.
Cross train within the department. Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
Perform related duties or projects as assigned.
Certifications, Licensee, or other Professional Credentials: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Accounting focus.
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