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Senior Plant Cost Accountant/Finance Analysis

LSC Communications
City: 
Naperville
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other


Develop, interpret and implement financial concepts for financial planning, forecasting, modeling and internal controls. Perform in-depth, complex technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Gather, analyze, prepare and summarize recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts. Perform economic research and studies in the areas of rates of return, depreciation/amortization, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance and impact of governmental and industry requirements. Act as a mentor to the junior level analysts.

  • Prepares and analyzes income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports
  • Analyzes financial reports, making studies or recommendations relative to the accounting for reserves, assets, expenditures, revenues, etc.
  • Performs complex financial analysis. Analyze and evaluate the company's operating results and financial position. Analyze options for company improvement on expenses. Prepare product line profitability analysis.
  • Leads in coordination of accounting matters with other departments, locations, and plant.
  • Serves as resource for management in effecting efficiency and cost improvements.
  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for local facility in application of LSC Communications finance practices.
  • Functions as team lead within the department and on inter-departmental task forces.
  • Identifies and frequently implements ideas or practices for improved efficiency and/or accuracy.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role with 5-7 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
  • Able to apply broad work experience and knowledge when analyzing complex problems. Must be able consistently identify critical elements, variables and alternatives to develop solutions. Must be able to organize/prioritize existing resources and incorporate new information, as needed, to implement the most effective solutions.
  • Able to communicate clearly and courteously with those who need to know of decisions/actions/problems.
  • Able to apply excellent business acumen and collaborative skills when resolving problems.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of budgeting, cash management and financial analysis processes, including forecasting and financial modeling.
  • Must be able to work with senior level management throughout company to analyzing financial situations and make recommendations.
  • Able to apply excellent functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Windows, MAC, or other technical tools in completing assignments.
  • Able to apply expertise in all the tools or applications used to complete work assignments.
  • Able to mentor junior level team members in the use of tools and/or systems in the position.
  • Requires excellent communication skills with ability to state messages in a clear manner by using language that is easy for others to understand.
  • Must be able to modify communication style both formal and informal to match the appropriate level of the audience targeted.
  • Requires strong understanding of the impact of a message on the organization or customer.
  • Able to write with the clarity and precision necessary for the work being performed.
  • CPA is preferred.

LSC Communications is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. The Company’s service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and supply chain management. LSC utilizes a broad portfolio of technology capabilities coupled with consultative attention to clients' needs to increase speed to market, reduce costs, provide postal savings to customers and improve efficiencies. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.