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Manufacturing Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Jonesboro, AR, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Manufacturing Financial Analyst

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a Manufacturing Financial Analyst, you will provide financial and control expertise to the Electrification Installation Products (ELIP) in Jonesboro, Arkansas, benchmarking KPIs (Key Performance Indicators​) while working with other finance professionals to understand the drivers of financial performance, identifying trends relevant to the business. As a Business Financial Analyst, reporting to the Jonesboro, AR Controller, you will be a part of the ELIP Finance/Accounting team mainly supporting the Jonesboro, AR site. You will be responsible to perform support activities within General Accounting, Financial Analysis, Reporting & Consolidation in line with defined strategies, policies and procedures.

This position reports to

Business Controller

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring timely and efficient communication with controllers and the Finance/Accounting team to identify and discuss issues and suggestions for improvement
  • Month end activities to include (but not limited to): account analyses, account reconciliations, journal entry creation, posting and review, inventory analyses, balance reconciliations
  • Helping to prepare financial reporting, business planning, budgeting and forecasting documents and presentations
  • Financial compliance reporting to include monthly, quarterly and annual reviews
  • Fixed asset monitoring, analysis, review and reporting
  • Maintaining audit trails and documentation for future audits and reviews
  • Communicating information to relevant stakeholder groups to support corrective action plans
  • Optimizing performance to increase productivity by developing automated solutions, eliminating duplication and coordinating information requirements
  • Establishing and overseeing processes and tools to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information

Your background

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration and minimum 5 years of experience in an accounting or financial analyst role
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems and financial reporting software, including Oracle, SAP, ERP or related financial systems.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with other Microsoft Office products
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
  • Cost accounting experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Requires English language skill(s) and proficiency
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellbeing program
  • Healthcare plan

More about us

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Publication ID: US86626459_E2

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