Industry: Accounting/Finance

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Job#: 105425


Essential Functions:
Accountable for supporting the Operations Director in the development of financial plans and forecasts and the analysis of operational results.  Provide leadership and direction to the finance department staff.  Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Tucson business and related issues and maintain ongoing communications with AFS headquarters finance organization.
Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsibilities include six quarter forecasts, profit and COGS analysis, cost management, inventory control, capital investment, working capital, and all financial reporting requirements for the location (Including: accelerated financial closing = 1 day; profitability analysis to the product line level; extensive operational financial reporting; discrete costing environment);
  • Manage team by establishing monthly and quarterly performance goals, allocating resources, assessing annual performance, and determining individual merit, incentive and/or promotional increases in support of company goals;
  • Develop inventory control procedures affecting all warehouse operations, and take physical inventories;
  • Ensure full compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley requirements;
  • Establish financial budgets to the departmental level for the location;
  • Function as an integral part of the facility leadership team;
  • Prepare and present narratives, graphs, and other reports as required to support business reviews, management and customer presentations;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, budget, accounting, and/or payroll;
  • Facilitate the introduction, analysis and execution of cost saving opportunities with fellow staff managers across the facility;
  • Provide analysis and support as required to meet AFS requirements for Capital Investment;
  • Work in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment;
  •    Comply with all EHS rules and regulations and supervisory instructions;
  • Consolidate capital assets, maintenance and company operating budgets, check appropriate requests against approved budgets for availability of fund prior to commitment and exercise accounting control to ensure that budgeted expenditures do not exceed amounts authorized;
  • Interpret operating results as the affect the financial aspects of the organization and make specific recommendations which will result in cost reduction and profit improvement;
  • Initiate special studies involving the organization's finance and accounting practices;
  • Provide training to other employees on the job processes, procedures and functions;
  • Supervises and participates in the preparation of various financial statements and reports.;
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures;
  • Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records;
  • Directs and participates in cost analyses and rate studies;
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues;
  • Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls;
  • Coordinates preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting;
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the financial systems for the site;
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws;
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate technical and operational accounting issues and to develop effective solutions;
  • Excellent planning, organizational and implementation skills to deliver superior levels of performance in assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Proven interpersonal and leadership abilities to proactively lead a team of managerial and professional people and to interact effectively with individuals and groups both internal and external to the company and at all organizational levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Accounting and Finance;
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a manufacturing environment and specifically with cost accounting;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;


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