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Financial Analyst

King & Bishop
November 16, 2022
Marlborough, MA
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Our client, a supplier of coating application services in the medical device industry, has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst.


  • Perform monthly financial close activities including accurate reporting of overhead expenses & allocations, labor, inventory, and cost of goods sold providing root-cause analysis of drivers. Review, report and provide
    commentary/analysis of costs against prior periods, plan, and latest forecast.
  • Work with inventory control team to monitor, track, and improve the inventory count (cycle count) process and inventory accuracy for proper valuation of site perpetual inventories and general ledger balances
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Purchasing, and Operations to maintain the accuracy and reliability of BOMs and Routings in ERP
  • Support setting standard costs and variance analysis such as Purchase Price Variance, Material Usage Variance, Efficiency Variance, and Labor Rate Variance
  • Analyze current and past financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancement
  • Support in building and developing annual budgets and monthly result reporting incorporating budget versus actual analysis
  • Business partner with Operations on the cost of the product as well as support initiatives to help produce cost savings
  • Monitor, measure, and refine KPIs, metrics, and operational performance, and interpret financial data to recognize changing trends and patterns
  • Create leader performance summaries for inclusion in month end reporting/business reviews
  • Assist with annual Audit preparations which includes preparing documentation/memos and investigating and resolving audit findings, discrepancies, and other issues of noncompliance
  • Perform special ad hoc projects and reporting as needed


  • 4-year degree in accounting/finance required (MBA/CMA preferred)
  • Knowledge of ERP required
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and month end close is required
  • Advanced Excel experience is required, SQL experience is preferred
  • Manufacturing experience is required, preferably in life sciences, food and beverage, or aerospace
  • 3-5 years cost accounting experience is preferred to include a solid understanding of cost accounting theories and principles
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
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