Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst/Senior Financial Analyst?COMPANY OVERVIEW:Headquartered in Woodridge, IL, Champion Packaging & Distribution, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of consumer and industrial packaged goods. With three facilities and 230+ team members, Champion supports a diverse business profile which includes Contract Packaging (Private Label), Blow Molding, Distribution, 3rd Party Logistics, Transportation as well as its own portfolio of branded products. Champion's state of the art manufacturing facilities and stringent quality process provides a seamless solution to its customers, many of whom market under national brand names. Come join our growing team! Apply today. Learn more about Champion at . POSITION OVERVIEW:The Financial Analyst is responsible for developing and establishing cost standards and key drivers for the company as well as monitoring the operational performance against these standards. This position participates in periodic reviews with Management and reports key variances on a daily, weekly monthly basis. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:This role will help drive continuous improvement in accuracy, accountability and transparency by developing and connecting operational drivers to performance.Analyze actual manufacturing costs against standard/budget; research and explain variances; report this information as required; highlight issues for management actionsReview management accounting activity to ensure compliance with finance policies and proceduresDevelop, prepare, review and provide analytical analysis for departmental and management reportingParticipates in budget development, maintenance, reporting and analysis of fixed assets and inventory and other plant activitiesPerform ad–hoc cost analysis to support the operations MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:3–5 years of experience; manufacturing environment preferredBachelor's Degree in Accounting or FinanceStrong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to effectively work with all levels of staff within the companySolid planning and organizational skills; able to consistently meet deadlines in a fast–paced environmentHigh level of proficiency using advanced Excel requiredMust demonstrate strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skillsSpanish speaking highly desirable Benefits Include: ?? We offer a competitive benefits package including:?? Excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage?? Paid Vacations and Holidays?? 401(K) with company match Salary based on experience. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship. Champion Packaging is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.