Avery Dennison Plant Financial Analyst in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com
ABOUT AVERY DENNISON Fastener Solutions
The Fastener Solutions business unit of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plastic fastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Our three-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. The Fastener Solutions business unit is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.
We are currently seeking a Plant Financial Analyst needed to provide financial and accounting support for the Fastener Solutions manufacturing plant in Fitchburg, MA. We are targeting a finance professional with a strong interest in manufacturing finance to serve as a key business partner to our operations and engineering teams.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Provide analytical and accounting support to month-end closing process and ensure ongoing integrity of balance sheet and income statement accounts. Analyze and monitor losses, inventory and manufacturing expenses.
Perform monthly site balance sheet reconciliation and support efforts for periodic balance sheet reviews with management.
Act as site resource for local manufacturing system (MfgPro/QAD) and complete the costing process for new products.
Act as leader in maintaining and improving internal controls relating to local accounting and information systems. Support plant compliance with control processes and documentation requirements.
Utilize ELS (Enterprise Lean Sigma) fundamentals on plant floor and finance/accounting activities to identify areas of needed improvement and act as a liaison with the Operations team to make needed process changes.
Deliver on forecast accuracy goals, modeling key operational costs and engaging the business owners.
Assume key support role in annual planning and monthly forecasting processes including administration, preparation, analysis and presentation especially for inventory, scrap, material cost, and manufacturing expenses.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field required.
3-5 years of Accounting/Finance experience required. Prior experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Deep understanding of accounting principles and internal controls.
Self-starter with energy and a results-orientation.
High level of dedication to teamwork in a strong environment.
Seek for continuous improvement.
Strong analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail.
Proficiency in PC skills (Excel, Access, Google).
Experience in Oracle, MfgPro/QAD, HFM and business intelligence tools a plus.
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We not only embrace change… we drive it.
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Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone.
Structured learning and development
Competitive total rewards
Commitment to Sustainability
At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.
We look forward to receiving your application.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled