Bendix Senior Financial Analyst in Huntington, Indiana
Senior Financial Analyst
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Serves as a key member of the Huntington, IN facilities financial team. The Senior Financial Analyst will provide timely and accurate analytical, planning, reporting, and financial decisions support to drive performance of the manufacturing facility and achieve business goals and objectives.
Works with plant controller to define and implement accounting processes and controls
Responsible for overseeing the hourly payroll process
Serves as a key member of the plant team supporting financial analysis, financial processes and controls, and data integrity
Supports in the analysis and solving of cycle count issues, thus improving material and inventory accuracy
Supports annual and monthly budgeting and forecasting processes
Leads various plant accounting activities cost and general accounting
Provides analytical support to plant and product business teams as well as Central Finance
Supports financial and tax audits
Assists with future plant initiatives which may include: new product introductions or other growth initiatives, productivity projects, make vs. buy analysis, and capital investment decisions
Supports various accounting activities running queries, preparing journal entries, account reconciliations and ad hoc analysis
Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with good attention to detail and deliver effective presentations
Strong ability to influence.
Ability to perform in a matrix environment.
Effective listening skills.
Strong time management skills and ability to multitask.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Previous experience with SAP and ADP preferred.
Ability to demonstrate organizational values and maintain a high standard of integrity.
Strong emotional intelligence and demonstrated professional manners when dealing with others.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Must work well in a participative team environment.
Demonstrated negotiation & problem solving skills.
Capable of managing highly confidential information.
Ability to prioritize and work independently.
Must be well organized, able to prioritize tasks, and be an effective time manager
Must present his or herself in a highly mature, professional and courteous manner
Ability to work well and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization as well as external associates.
Team player who is willing to assist others when requested.
Flexibility to work overtime when needed or required.
Have transportation for required business errands between plant sites and within the community.
Open minded and accepts changing situations easily.
Must be able to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality
Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting is required
5 – 7 years finance experience, payroll processing a plus
Strong analytical, presentation, and interpersonal skills working across multiple, locations, all management levels and functions
Ability to work well on own, with strong planning and organization skills
Ability to meet tight, multiple deadlines and handle various projects and tasks
Strong bias for process improvement and self-development
Green Belt certification a plus
Strong systems and data management skills required.
Proficiency in Excel and a major ERP system (e.g. Oracle, SAP, BAAN, QAD (MFP/Pro), SAGE)
What does Bendix have to offer you?
Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
401k Plan with Company matching
Retirement Investment Savings Plan
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
Wellness Program and Incentives
On-Site Fitness Center
On-Site Health Center
Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:
Basic Life Insurance
Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Short Term Disability
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
Medical and Prescription insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
Long Term Disability
Critical Illness Plan
Hospital Indemnity Plan
Huntington, Indiana, United States