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Operations Analyst in Hickory, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hickory, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/19/2018

Job Description

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • HQ in the Charlotte area with approximately $650M in sales; locations domestically and internationally for manufacturing, sales and distribution
  • Innovative products with significant market share and interest in both the industrial and consumer segments
  • Global leader with investments in eight countries on four continents
  • Culture is an employee-oriented, high performance innovating organization, emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity and high integrity standards


WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Innovative product lines that are adopting easily in overseas markets creating an exciting environment to influence
  • Plant focuses on a model of heavy teamwork, while holding one’s own accountability.

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Assist with developing and analyzing cost models aligned with strategic planning and cost savings initiatives
  • Track cost savings and lean cost initiatives
  • Assist with continuous process improvement efforts (office and operations)
  • Provide individual contribution in problem solving efforts to improve margins
  • Develop, generate, and communicate operations reporting
  • Thoroughly understand product costing, standard cost changes, and variances
  • Assist with reviewing costs of new item setups as well as review new business pursuits, costing, and financial assumptions
  • Assist with analyzing the cost benefit of manufacturing versus outsourcing and balance the financial impact with other relevant considerations
  • Identify and manage to resolution various company financial and operational procedural issues
  • Provide training, assistance, and technology support to the team on relevant software applications
  • Assist with Ad-hoc analysis and special projects as often required, including systems implementations or conversions, company integrations, analysis of M&A targets, and other major process evolution and implementations

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business (Accounting, Finance, industrial engineer)
  • Six Sigma Certification preferred
  • MBA, CMA, CPA preferred but not essential
  • 4+ years’ experience in cost accounting, accounting, or FP&A.
  • Strongly proficient in MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Strong understanding of systems including ERP and BW systems, previous SAP experience preferred
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills, well-developed management and people skills, strong communication skills, ability to adjust to dynamic business changes, strong project management skills, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail, and a participative management style allowing for work in teams on a consistent basis

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