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Financial Analyst Job in Cleveland, Ohio US

Financial Analyst

Arconic Inc. (fka Alcoa Inc.) - Cleveland, OH

Posted: 4/10/2021 - Expires: 5/11/2021

Job ID: 226124409


Job Description

Howmet Aerospace is searching for a Financial Analyst, Cleveland to join our Howmet Wheel Systems (HWS) business unit in Cleveland, OH.

Howmet Aerospace (NYSE: HWM) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.

Howmet Wheel Systems (HWS) is a business with a rich tradition and a bright future. We literally invented the forged wheel in 1948 and, as a result of staying close to our customers and consumers, have remained the global leader in providing safe, strong, lightweight and innovative aluminum transportation products ever since. HWS serves the commercial vehicle market and employs 1,700 people at 14 locations worldwide.

Job Duties and Responsibilities :

The Financial Analyst is responsible for coordinating and providing a broad range of financial and operational analysis activities for the Cleveland manufacturing location. This position will report to the regional Operational Controller and be based in Cleveland, OH.

The Financial Analyst will analyze financial data, identify and report progress toward plan commitments, financial performance achievements and trends, and identify opportunities to influence financial performance.

Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
  • Develop and maintain standard HWS financial reporting and in-depth analysis of financial results
  • Support the BU financial forecasts preparation and development process utilizing Hyperion
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating and strategic plans
  • Analyze financial data, identify and report progress toward plan commitments, financial performance achievements and trends, and identify opportunities to influence financial performance
  • Contribute to the content and consolidate the BU monthly and quarterly reporting packages for senior leadership. This will include operational metrics, financial schedules, bridges, performance tables and ad hoc analysis
  • Analyze and monitor spend performance
  • Assist and support Operational Controller in assuring accuracy of the BU's revenue modeling tools and processes
  • Complete Howmet's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements. Assist in ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and corporate policy is followed
  • Support month-end close with local adjusting and re-class journal entries; provide the month-end explanation of variance to forecast and budget
  • Provide planning and analytical support to the HWS Lead Team and project teams
Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years financial analysis experience
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Financial analysis within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills, with a self-motivated, team-oriented perspective
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to learn quickly, work on multiple concurrent assignments and complete assignments in a timely and organized approach
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial analysis and/or accounting
  • Possess or currently working towards obtaining CPA and/or MBA
  • Basic understanding of GAAP and auditing principles and practices
  • Experience with data querying tools, Oracle, and Hyperion

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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