Dexter Axle

Financial Planning Analyst

Location US-GA-Atlanta | US-TN-Winchester
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/7/2022 4:58 PM)
Job ID
2022-4015
# Positions
1

Overview

Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Financial Planning Analyst at our manufacturing facility located in Atlanta, GA.
 
Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes and actuation, along with entrance door and venting products for over 50 years serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty markets. Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana employing over 2,800 people and operating 18 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada (Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Utah, Ontario, and Alberta). Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. Dexter is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, Inc.


For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.
 
Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Business Unit Controller, the Financial Analyst will direct and lead all complex financial planning & analysis, budgeting, cost accounting, and reporting functions for the location.  The financial analyst will also develop standard weekly and monthly reports, performance management dashboards, and conduct ad-hoc analysis of key opportunities for the location. This position will be the “Go-To” resource for the location leadership team from a financial perspective and will have considerable interaction with and visibility to the entire location, BU, and Dexter Leadership teams.

 

Key tasks for this role will include:

  • Prepare and analyze financial information and reports.
  • Lead the forecast and annual budgeting processes for the location.
  • Perform sales mix, margin and profitability analysis.
  • Perform Bill of Material audits to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Lead and perform time studies to improve standard routing accuracy.
  • Perform freight analysis to ensure minimization of freight costs.
  • Perform analysis of scrap transactions to identify root cause.
  • Assist with cycle counts and provide analysis of results to improve inventory accuracy.
  • Provide analysis of spending to identify focus areas and assist with cost minimization.
  • Track capital spending with comparisons to budget and project costs.
  • Monitor and reconcile unvouchered liabilities and vendor returns.
  • Be the location business partner for the Operations and Sales organizations.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance along with a minimum of three years of related experience in financial analysis. Candidate must be a passionate self-starter with high energy and an enthusiastic, can-do attitude coupled with self-awareness, humility, and the ability to listen before acting. High degree of personal responsibility, strong work ethic, team player, builder of good relationships internally and with customers and has a high level of personal and professional integrity.

 

Additionally:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel / PowerPoint.
  • Solid understanding of financial statements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and integrity.
  • Proven problem-solving ability.
  • Desire to take learn quickly and take on additional responsibilities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral. Able to articulate complex concepts to colleagues and management.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.

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