Financial Planning and Analysis
Duluth, GA, USA | AGCO
Industry:Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
Functions:Accounting / Control
Job Description:61 people have viewed this job
The position is responsible for providing financial management, analysis, and support to Global Manufacturing and Quality as well as supporting the provision of relevant and reliable financial and operational data to AGCO senior management. As a key member of the industrial finance team, there will be close liaison with the factory management team, local functional teams, and regional finance teams.
Assists senior leadership in Financial Analysis in the development and preparation of annual operating budgets and periodic financial reports. Analyzes, evaluates, and develops forecasting models and identifies to management potential areas of opportunities and risks.
Manage the quarterly forecast and annual budget timeline and process for Global Manufacturing, Quality, and Parts
Oversee and ensure completion of worldwide factory cost results on a monthly basis
Manage the Strategic Business Plan timeline and reporting process for Global Manufacturing
Analyze financial reports for variances from forecasted, budgeted, and benchmarked performance
Perform timely and insightful financial and operational analyses, and present findings/results to operations management team for review, decision-making and action
Develop and maintain standard reporting guidelines and procedures
Facilitate continuous improvement in reporting and forecasting processes
The job holder must have working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. In addition, the individual should have an understanding of manufacturing transactions and cost accounting and the related impact on accounting and financial reporting.
Analytical and critical thinking skills are required and necessary for this position, applying these skills to resolve complex issues and provide meaningful financial analysis to management
The job holder will be required to work independently under general supervision and handle multiple assignments
Individual must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and across many different cultural segments, including operational leaders as well as corporate management
10+ years relevant work experience, preferably in a multi plant environment, with a proven background in manufacturing or industrial operations
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.MBA preferred
Prior experience in financial planning and analysis preferred
Strong proficiency with MS office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; experience with Hyperion Financial Management, SAP and Business Warehouse applications are preferred
Written communication skills.
Ability to identify and seek needed information/research skills.
Analytical thinking skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
Hands-on, able to multi-task, detailed oriented with the ability to see 'the big picture'
Strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
Uncompromising personal integrity and ethics
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