Full Time

Financial Operations Analyst

St. Louis, MO

Full Time

$80K - $110K


Midsize private company headquartered in the St. Louis area with strong financial performance is looking for an experienced Financial Operations Analyst to play a critical support role with complete ownership of their largest production facility.  This role works very closely with the Plant Operations Manager and reports to the Corporate Director of FP&A.  The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, be detail oriented, have strong excel skills, 2-5 years of relevant experience, great communications and relationship building skills, and a curious and humble attitude.  Manufacturing industry experience highly preferred.


  • Provide analysis of all facility KPIs against objectives on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Billed Hour / Effective labor rate variances
  • Labor Rate variances
  • Overtime analysis with realized rate impact
  • Tracking of unutilized labor with root cause analysis
  • Support each department manager in analyzing their budgets and identifying cost savings opportunities.
  • Coordinate process improvement initiatives with Facility Management and Corporate Director of FP&A
  • Chair weekly/monthly meeting with Facility managers for understanding and improvement of:
  • Master Schedule
  • Projected Revenue
  • Labor Utilization
  • Meet monthly with each department manager to go over their total spending for the month and assist them in managing their functions within the approved budget.
  • Provide leadership to the Facility management team with respect to:
  • Annual Budget preparation and communication with Director of FP&A and Corporate Controller
  • Quarterly rolling forecast preparation and presentation
  • Identifying and executing cost reduction initiatives
  • Coordinate Facility functions with Corporate FP&A processes and requirements
  • Reports to Corporate Director of FP&A for:
    • Integrity and consistency of reporting data and processes
    • Consistent analysis of operational data and variances
    • Consistency of KPI reporting for Corporate dashboards
    • Monthly analysis of Facility Operational results for financial reporting
    • Dotted line responsibility to the Facility General Manager for:
      • Capital project analysis & tracking Analysis of actual results versus budget for all cost areas Capacity planning / scheduling


  • Accounting, finance, business or technical-related bachelor’s degree with at least five years of related work experience and progressive responsibilities.
  • Strong background in accounting coupled with analysis skills to help develop recommendations and present the business “story”
  • Ability to think strategically and help translate business strategy into action
  • Superior MS Excel and analytical skills
  • Extensive experience working with production ERP systems and financial analysis software
  • Be a team player and bring a “roll-up-your-sleeves” self-starter mentality to the job

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