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Financial Planning and Analysis Associate job in Lake Forest, IL


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Financial Planning and Analysis Associate
Location: Lake Forest, IL Category: Accounting & Finance
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_2_011995_369121
Posted: August 25,2014 Salary: N/A

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Job description

Adecco Group is currently hiring for a Financial Planning and Analysis Associate for a contract position with a top client in the Lake Forest, Illinois area. Immediate need!

Position Details:
Position: Financial Planning and Analysis Associate
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Contract term: 4 months

Job Responsibilities:
Maintain Great Plains item master by setting up new items, and assisting with cost roll activities. Perform Bill of Material updates as needed ensuring Bill of Materials are consistent with operational procedures. Quantify cost impact and potential MUV implications. Compile daily/monthly tracings reports for consignment inventory vendors as well as other key product lines. Prepare weekly inventory reports for consignment vendors. Perform credit checks on potential new customers ensuring all new accounts meet acceptable credit worthiness. Assist FP&A manager is monthly review of manufacturing variances and key opex cost centers. Analyze trends and provide explanations of significant fluctuations. Assist in compilation of selected plan templates for both Opex and Std Cost. Run historical data to understand cost drivers and activity base of key accounts. Prepare and assist in the entry of selected journal entries during month end close process. Reconcile, research and analyze selected Balance Sheet accounts. Assist in the tracking of capital and other strategic projects. Complete daily posting of inventory batches to Great Plains. Monitor error transactions between WMS and Great Plains resolving errors in a timely manner. Perform other duties and analysis as needed for both FP&A and Accounting departments.

Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting
Inventory experience a plus, knowledge of std costs and bill of materials.
Three to five years corporate financial analysis experience.
FP&A experience desirable, knowledge of budgeting/forecasting process
Proficient in Microsoft Excel applications. MS Dynamics Great Plains experience highly desirable.
Detail oriented, analytical, team player, good written and oral communications and professional

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online at

If you have any questions regarding this posting, you can call me at 631-844-7963.

Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume.

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