Budget & Forecasting Analyst

In partnership with our client, a leader in OEM automotive industry, ResourceTek is seeking a Budget & Forecasting Analyst to join their team near Huntsville, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

Supports managing budget and reporting to senior management.  Completes quarterly forecasts based on historical financial results.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Foster positive team member relations through a culture of inclusivity, open and transparent two-way communications, innovative workplace practices, and compliance with all applicable finance and accounting regulations
  • Lead and coordinate all annual, quarterly, and monthly budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Responsible for establishing standardized budget system for all shops
  • Responsible for creating budget and forecast templates for managers
  • Create and implement schedules for annual budget and quarterly forecast completion
  • Train all executives and managers on budget process
  • Cross train other specialists as backups
  • Kaizen budget process and all related issues
  • Produce and update weekly leader report for A&F FDMS Board
  • Lead communication of changes to budget and forecast changes
  • Coordinate efforts to resolve any budget issues
  • Support establishing the foundation of accounting and finance department such as support setting policy, creating templates
  • Analyze T&E, P-Card, and other department expenses for month-end close journal entries
  • Support month-end close activities as needed
  • Create standardized work and manuals for the operation and job above
  • Interface with executives, managers, assistant managers, specialists, and group leaders cross-functionally as needed, to foster positive and clear channels of communication.
  • Participate in financial audits and visits as requested
  • Interface with financial institutions, CPA’s, and financial auditors
  • Interface with members of that will be providing certain services
  • Held accountable for achieving defined individual and continuous improvement objectives related to budget and forecast processes
  • Participation in accounting functions as needed
  • Strictly adhere to company Safety and other policies as documented

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3 years’ prior experience with budgeting or forecasting, and/or manufacturing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of Products
  • Experience and knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Experience with Major Enterprise Resource Program (ERP) Systems, such as SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, or PeopleSoft Financials
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Be available to work outside of regular business hours to support company priorities; travel as needed (domestically and internationally)

 

Company offers excellent benefits including paid time off and Medical / Dental / Vision Insurances as well as a generously matched 401K.