Bridgestone Americas, Inc Financial Analyst in Trenton, South Carolina

Opportunity Details:

Overview:

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.

Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary:

This position will provide monthly financial reporting preparation and analysis. To offer specialized internal customer support in the analysis and reporting of financial data and to provide accounting of financial data. To provide accounting support, analysis & modeling during the budgeting process. Will provide support for both Aiken ORR & Aiken PSR plants.

Responsibilities:

Key job responsibilitiesinclude: 1) Budget preparation, presentation, and analysis 2) Business planning and forecasting 3) Strategic financial analysis and modeling 4) Project work

MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORTING, PREPERATION AND ANALYSIS

  1. Prepare all necessary analysis for journal entries using GAAP accounting practices

  2. Participate in the month end close by processing intercompany billings, posting the monthly WIP floor check, prepare account reconciliations as necessary, analysis of accounts prior to close & any other month end closing requirements

  3. Prepare and analysis the monthly, quarterly, year end schedules as required

  4. Participate in the annual WIP, Raw material inventory

  5. Continuously improve work procedures and processes, including documentation and efficiencies

  6. Review of daily spending requests for adequate budget funding

DATA ANALYSIS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

  1. Perform ad hoc analysis as requested and communicate results effectively

  2. Create models for improving plant results & understanding of costs

  3. Participate in the monthly business plan meetings as assigned

  4. Work proactively to minimize surprises

BUDGET SUPPORT & ANALYSIS

  1. Provide the budget tools necessary for the annual budget and MTP

  2. Support the plant groups in the budgeting process

  3. Provide analysis of budget results to local and corporate management

  4. Assist in the preparation of the annual budget detail required for budget presentation meetings

Qualifications:

Required Degree 4 Year Degree in Finance/Accounting or related field

3-5 years business experience, preferably in finance or other quantitative, data-driven decision function or environment

Superior MS Excel and Access skills

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-111941

Posted Date 6/9/2017

Location US-SC-Trenton

Zip Code 29847

Functional Area Manufacturing

Category Finance / Accounting / Tax

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.