Financial Analyst
Johnson Controls - United States

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Financial Analyst - 096752
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 162,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #1 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com. JCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and as such does not discriminate in its recruiting and selection process based on disability or handicap status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please call our Talent Acquisition Hotline at (414)-524-8999 and press option #0.

Scope:

The Financial Analyst, under the supervision of the Plant Controller, performs advanced clerical/technical support services in the accounting, verifying and documenting of company financial and payroll transactions .

Exhibits proficiency in technical area assigned and provides back up to Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibility:

Act as backup of Finance Associate for payroll administration

Assists in annual profit plan and quarterly forecast review

Assists in month-end financial closings

Coordinate with Central Commercial Finance to processes retro-billing as deemed necessary

Issues debit and credit memos to customers, and balances Inter-Company Accounts. Maintains records for in-transit shipments. Reconciles in-bound freight documents including review of IC3s.

Maintains freight invoices, reviews freight log for old outstanding invoices, and prepares monthly journal entries.

Maintains the permanent accounting records

Performs other duties deemed necessary the Plant Controller

Prepare and distribute monthly actual vs budget report to departmental managers and review large variance with departmental managers and the Plant Controller

Processes various types of reports, tabulated lists, calculations, postings and forms or records such as labor distribution data; prepares journal entries affecting accounts receivables, payroll, and freight.

Responsible for coordinating with the Shared Service Center (SSC) Accounts Receivable on but not limited to following areas: assisting cash application on quantity discrepancy working with Materials,

attending weekly A/R meeting with the SSC, reviewing manual shipper log and discrete billing, updating daily ship-to-bill reconciliation and working with Materials on quantity discrepancy on timely basis.

Responsible for coordinating with the Shared Service Center Account Payable on but not limited to following areas: working with Materials and Quality to resolve A/P D-log on weekly basis, ensuring
invoices paid per payment term as defined on Purchase Orders and any other issues related to Accounts Payable.

Responsible for ensuring compliance with all government tax regulations

Responsible for monthly freight reconciliation between projected freight costs and freight payments to ensure sufficient freight accrued.

Responsible for the maintenance of a safe work area and the enforcement of the company safety policy.

Review and monitor check book system for indirect expense control

The Financial Analyst has the authority and responsibility to identify, stop and record quality problems, prevents nonconformity reoccurrences, updates and runs absent reports, runs monthly attendance reports,
participates in audits, and controls further processing by monitoring problem solutions.

Updates daily reports for the daily staff meeting

Education and / or Experience:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Ability to take ownership of ambiguous situations

Ability to work well under deadlines and pressures

Ability to write correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Bachelors Degree in accounting or equivalent

Extensive use of MS Excel and general knowledge of MRP & SAP systems

Knowledge of basic accounting theory and methods.

Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley

Three or more years in a manufacturing environment and/or public accounting

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Johnson Controls, Inc. (Johnson Controls) provides automotive interiors, products and services that optimize energy usage in buildings and...