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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

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\n \n Senior Financial Analyst - \n \n \n Utilimaster - \n \n \n Kansas City, MO\n \n
\n Regular Employee - Salary Exempt\n
\n \n \n Who we are\n \n \n
\n The Shyft Group, we are driven to deliver, and as the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis brings people, goods, and services where they need to be.\n
\n We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands -- Utilimaster -, Blue Arc--- EV Solutions, Royal - Truck Body, DuraMag -, Magnum -, Strobes-R-Us -, Spartan - RV Chassis, Red Diamond---, and Builtmore---. Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, and every ride. \n
\n Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.\n
\n With 50 years and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward \n - leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among \n Fortune's\n 100 Fastest Growing Companies.\n
\n Summary

As the Senior Financial Analyst at our Utilimaster manufacturing facility in Kansas City, MO, you will be accountable for overseeing and managing all accounting operations for the plant. A significant portion of your role will involve developing periodic financial reports and maintaining an adequate accounting records system.

Your role as Senior Financial Analyst will also involve developing a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of The Shyft Group's reported financial results, and for ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

What you'll be doing

  • Financial Analysis: Strong financial analysis skills to identify trends and provide insight into the plant's financial performance.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Experience developing and managing budgets, forecasting future financial performance, and identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Cost Accounting: A deep understanding of cost accounting principles and methods.
  • GAAP and Compliance: Thoroughly understand generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and compliance regulations to ensure accurate and compliant financial records.
  • ERP Systems: Familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, such as SAP or Oracle.
  • Business Acumen: Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, supply chain management, and inventory management.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills to identify financial opportunities, support business objectives, and ensure smooth operations with other departments.
    \n Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required in accounting, finance, or business administration (CPA certification preferred)
    • 6+ years of accounting experience
    • 3+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
    • Working knowledge of forecasting and financial reports
    • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite\n
      \n Why The Shyft Group?\n
      \n We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.\n
      \n \n \n \n \n \n Stay Healthy:\n \n \n \n \n Financial Security: \n \n \n \n \n Work/Life Balance:\n \n \n \n \n \n Medical and Rx Plan
      Health Savings Account
      Dental and Vision Plan
      Healthcare Flexible Spending
      Wellness Plan\n \n \n 401 (k) Retirement Savings
      Short and Long Term Disability
      Company Provided Life and Dependent Life Insurance
      Voluntary Term Life Insurance\n \n \n Educational Reimbursement
      Employee Assistance Program
      Dependent Care FSA \n \n \n \n \n
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      \n \n Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)\n \n
      \n The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply, please email us at careers@theshyftgroup.com. \n

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Kansas City , Senior Financial Analyst, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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