Company: Loram Maintenance of Way
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Job Title: Financial Analyst
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE:
The Financial Analyst is responsible for assisting with the
financials, providing analysis, and reporting for assigned business
segments or functional areas. Participates in the budget and
forecast processes. Analyzes variances and trends, identifies
statistics and financial metrics to meet targets, and drives
continuous improvement within Finance. This position can reside in
either Hamel, MN or Georgetown, TX.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Planning and forecasting for assigned business segments
Help with the business segment budget, forecast, and long-range
plan while providing recommendations.
Participate in the design and maintenance of planning tool that
facilitates an efficient and effective process to construct a
high-quality budget and forecast.
Partner with accounting to ensure alignment between systems and
Business partnering with assigned business segments
Partner in creating financial models to assess opportunities; have
a fundamental understanding of financial statements.
Develop relationships with business partners where FP&A becomes
the go-to resource.
Assist with the reporting and development of business metrics,
including KPIs, that align with business strategy.
Summarize and explain financial information and concepts to
non-financial leaders in a clear and organized manner.
Analysis and reporting for assigned business segments
Help to drive understanding of the numbers, results, variances,
drivers, and the associated narrative/story.
Assist with preparation of materials such as slide presentations,
narrative documents, charts, graphs, reports, etc. for parent
company and board of directors.
Ad hoc analysis and requests as directed by senior leaders.
Dealing with Ambiguity
High Impact Communication
Passion for Results
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
Experience: 2-5 years finance or accounting experience;
Intermediate/Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
etc.; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess proficiency in recognizing inefficiencies, creating
and implementing automated reports, communicating clearly and
frequently with people at all levels within the organization and
comfortable asking questions that challenge the status quo.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Advanced Degree or CPA/CMA, MBA,
Experience: Manufacturing industry experience, report writing
tools, ERP systems (IFS), budgeting software, BI tools,
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Office deskwork, requiring sitting, walking, using phone &
May lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally.
10% or more travel including international.
Can tolerate variable and sometimes challenging conditions during
visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad
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