Cash Analyst

$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Manchester, MI, USA
  • Sep 02, 2021
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Position Overview:
 
This role is part of this company and reports to the Sr. Manager, Transactional Accounting. The critical responsibilities of this role are as follows:

  • Establishing, measuring and delivering upon this company's cash flow and working capital financial objectives; prepare information and analysis to support proactive management decision making
  • Analyze monthly direct cash flow forecast versus actuals and understand significant variances/fluctuations
  • Leverage and refinement of BI Dashboards for reporting monthly Accounts Payable activity while working with operations to help drive focus on areas needing improvement
  • Monthly Cash Management and Reconciliation functions
  • Lead on Vendor Draft and SCF programs
  • Assist with special project activities including working capital initiatives, BI Dashboards and KPI Reporting, business improvement projects, etc.

 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
 
Working Capital and Free Cash Flow:

  • Preparation and refinement of this company's direct cash flow forecasting model, focusing on Accounts Receivable and Payable Activity
  • Enhance data extraction and consolidation methodology using SAP in order to streamline the assembly of actual results into the trended direct model
  • Support the preparation of the North America indirect free cash flow (“FCF”) monthly forecast for AR and AP activity
  • Review and analyze monthly actual versus forecast: Investigate, document and refine direct model based on key learnings
  • Issue monthly WC and FCF reports for this company and for NA
  • Work with the BUs to understand, quantify, document and track unusual items/one-off’s by BU that favorably or unfavorably impact WC and FCF

 
Accounts Payable Reporting and Support:

  • Refine and develop improved monthly KPI’s for the Accounts Payable arena.  Includes assisting in the creation and usage of BI based statistics
  • Interaction with Procurement and Operation departments to drive improvements using trended KPI’s and to help refine processes to shorten the payment life cycle
  • Responsible for the data imports of batched AP information for keys vendors and activity groups into SAP
  • Lead regarding processing of non-resin vendor Draft and Supplier Finance programs. Includes verification of capital related activity and ensuring proper controls are achieved

 
Banking Activity:

  • Monthly bank account reconciliations and month end close balancing activities.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Online Bank Access reviews
  • Deliver daily funding information to Treasury
  • Maintain and provide a rolling cash forecast to treasury
  • Purchase Card program auditing and related bank program administration
  • Assist with month-end journal entries as needed.

 
Qualifications:
Education: 

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

Experience:

  • 2+ years of accounting experience, including bank account reconciliations and exposure to online banking platforms
  • Understands financial statement relationships between balance sheet, income and cash flow statements
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong Microsoft office skills (especially MS Excel) required
  • Preferred experience with SAP and Ariba, including cash receipts, general ledger and accounts payable
  • Effective team player who interacts well with others
  • Strong interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

 
Relationships:
 
Colleagues / Key Interfaces:

  • This company Finance / Accounting Director’s
  • Shared Service Department leads
  • Treasury team
  • VP of Finance and Controller