Finance and Accounting Manager (Hybrid)

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A large manufacturing company is seeking a candidate to fill a newly created Finance and Accounting Manager position for their Southern California Division in City of Industry, CA. The ideal candidate for this Finance and Accounting Manager position will have a public accounting and/or manufacturing background with progressive experience showcasing the skills and aptitude to succeed in this role.

Reporting to the VP of Finance, this person will be a key business partner for the plant’s leadership team as well as an integral member of the corporate Finance and Accounting team. In summary, this Finance and Accounting Manager will be responsible for:

  • Leading the budgeting, forecasting, and business planning activities in alignment with corporate policies and practices
  • Leading the business unit in accounting close processes
  • Partnering with plant leadership on customer profitability, inventory matters, and cost models
  • Driving and expense management focus
  • Developing business cases and monitoring capital expenditures
  • Partnering with corporate finance and accounting team on/in various areas and topics
  • Partnering with newly formed procurement function on cost saving opportunities, engaging with HR on human capital initiatives
  • Completing special projects at the plant and other company locations as needed

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Comprehensive technical accounting skills and understanding of GAAP
  • Experience in financial and operations analysis in areas of inventory control and supply chain management highly desired
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system experience – ie. SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics / Great Plains
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to exercise confidentiality 
  • Power BI knowledge (SQL, M, Dax, etc.) a plus
  • Active CPA license a plus


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