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Accountant

Company: Atlas American Lighting
Location: Burlington
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the Business Controller, this position will be involved with financial analysis and planning activities related to procurement activities for raw material, components for manufacturing, as well as finished goods. In addition, the position will provide decision-support for both inbound and outbound freight as well as logistics activities including but not limited to warehoused inventory and modification of purchased finished goods.The position will support the Business Controller in the financial planning, actual performance reporting and analyses, and business controls for ATLAS LIGHTING, a wholly owned subsidiary of LSI Industries Inc. The scope of the role includes providing accurate cost analyses to the Atlas management team as well as the LSI Industries Corporate Finance, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. The position will interface with all relevant organization functions including: Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Design/Development, Customer Service and Supply Chain. The position is based in Burlington, NC.Other key relationships: ATLAS LIGHTING Executive TeamLSI Headquarters Finance and Accounting TeamsLSI Executive TeamBusiness Controllers for other LSI Industries SubsidiariesKEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the Business Controller, the Atlas President, and the LSI Corporate Finance team in interpretation of the reported financial results which includes but is not limited to the identification of trends and the preparations of financial reports.
  • Closely monitor and analyze landed cost performance versus standard cost in order to accurately measure labor and overhead absorption across multiple cost categories.
  • Develop analysis and reporting to measure cost change by purchase commodity and category, for both performance to plan and year over year. Provide cost trends, forecast expectations and impact.
  • Lead efforts to ensure compliance with internal controls.
  • Collaborate with sourcing team, assist with vendor RFQ; developing and analyzing comparable costs for off-shore purchasing of both raw material and finished goods.
  • Responsible for Inventory reporting and analysis as part of the monthly S&OP process.
  • Responsible for creating analysis and back up support for various monthly journal entries.DESIRED OUTCOMES
    • Support the development of profitable growth strategies, and execution of those strategies.
    • Support the development and execution of business controls for Atlas Lighting ensuring margin, operating expenses, operating income, and EBITDA targets meet annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts.IDEAL EXPERIENCE Finance Experience
      • Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting or Finance.
      • Lean accounting experience a plus.
      • Approximately 3 or more years of experience in a business environment and/or a manufacturing environment.
      • Excellent computer skills, including ERP and report writing software; experience with JD Edwards and Crystal Reports is a plus.
      • Select travel may be required.OTHER PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
        • Demonstrated analytical and statistical problem-solving skills, including data mining and organization.
        • Detail oriented, organized, and has the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
        • Experience managing projects including establishing goals, objectives, deliverables, timelines, and ensuring all stakeholders are properly engaged.
        • Excellent listening, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to collaborate with cross-functional project resources under project deadlines. Demonstrate influencing and persuasion skills.
        • Inspires and develops people; motivates/builds a highly committed team. Delegates effectively and accepts input from employees.
        • Strong analytical skills and skilled in facilitating problem-solving and root-cause identification with a team.
        • Highly motivated to win. Has high-energy and a sense of urgency and intensity, as well as a bias for action.
        • Is comfortable working in a relatively flat, non-hierarchical culture where the leadership team has a very collaborative working style.

Keywords: Atlas American Lighting, Burlington , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Burlington, North Carolina

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