Financial Analyst

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Finance
Location: Beaumont, TX Hiring Manager: Samuel M Baker
Closing Date: 05/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Provides accounting and analytical support in the verification, control and processing of work activities, including analysis and reporting of financial transactions and statistics. Coordinates and prepares supplementary financial data and analysis for management and operations personnel. Assists in daily activities and reconciliations and analyses necessary to perform financial accounting closes. Interfaces with A/P, A/R, and Reception personnel as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting is REQUIRED.
2. Three years of related experience.
3. Excellent analytical and financial skills.
4. Excel/Spreadsheet super user – ability to create pivot tables, macros
5. High ethical and moral standards.
6. Good verbal, written and presentation skills.
7. Accounting experience in construction materials supply industry preferred.
Duties and/or Responsibilities
1. Provides accounting and analytical support in the processes and reporting of financial transactions. Prepares statistical data of monthly, quarterly and annual financial results.
2. Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial related reports.
3. Assists in the preparation of financial and operating plans and plan updates.
4. Adheres to accounting controls and procedures.
5. Provides assistance and analysis on special projects or other financial activities, as needed.
6. Always works safely and takes action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
7. Must work well as part of a team.
8. Must maintain confidentiality and the highest level of moral and ethical standards at all times.
9. Cross-train on A/P, A/R processes and cover as needed in peak times or troubleshoot issues.
10. Assist Operations and Plant Managers to streamline accounting and inventory.
11. Participate in site visits in order to verify inventory levels and better comprehend business and market.
12. Support data analysis for Sales team as needed.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Advanced spreadsheet skills, knowledge of JDE, Command, and JWS a plus.
2. Knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), if applicable.
3. Professional communication skills including written and verbal.
* Paid Holidays * Paid Time Off * Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding * Health Savings Account* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Critical Illness Plan * Accident Coverage Plan* Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice
* Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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