Financial Analyst | Coon Rapids, MN

The ideal candidate will use their analytical mindset to analyze and interpret financial data, then relating it to potential business trends and issues. This is a tactical as well as strategic role that works with internal partners on identifying financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts. Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.

About working for Lexington Manufacturing

Lexington is a highly successful business that emphasizes our values of Safety, Honesty, People Involvement, Customer Satisfaction and Continuous Improvement. People that work for Lexington say they love the family-like atmosphere and our focused approach to work/family balance. We like to be successful and we like to have fun. Lexington is highly respected by our customers as a responsive and very reliable supplier. Our people take pride in maintaining our good reputation.

Next Steps

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Responsibilities

  • Gather and organize financial data from Operations departments comparing actual results to budgets and forecasts.
  • Compile and oversee cost and revenue data for preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Perform period close responsibilities adhering to close timeline.
  • Act as a resource to Operations regarding all accounting issues, reporting and analysis.
  • Develop and monitor key ratios and statistics for the manufacturing operation, including labor, overheads, efficiency and utilization measurements.
  • Assess pricing and gross margin for new and existing customers.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Manufacturing experience required.
  • Experience with ERP software required.
  • Advanced Excel skills in addition to experience with Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and report financial data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written and provide clear and detail information to others.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment to achieve desired results.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

Experience:

  • Financial Analysis: 3 years (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • ERP Systems: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Location:

  • Coon Rapids, MN (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
Beliefs & Philosophies

“Building Relationships, Creating Solutions, Delivering Value.”

Lexington Manufacturing is dedicated to providing our customers with innovative, market-leading products that are delivered with integrity and value. Our commitment to service and quality is proven — by providing innovative solutions, quality products and short lead times since our company was founded in 1981.

Lexington is fully dedicated to the safe work practices of our associates and visitors alike. We firmly believe that everyone’s safety is essential. With this belief we will work under safe conditions and forever seek continuous improvement practices.

Lexington management is committed to operating its business in a manner which reflects the highest levels of personal and professional ethics. We treat coworkers, customers, and suppliers with respect, fairness and honesty.

Lexington is committed to the fact that our customer relationships are the cornerstone of our future. It is absolutely necessary to understand our customers need for product quality and service. Once a commitment is made to a customer, every effort must be made to fulfill that obligation.

We believe that through the application of lean methods and progressive management of our people, technological, and financial resources we will achieve continuous improvement of our service for our customers, long term security for our employees, and continued growth and profitability for our company.

We believe that employees are Lexington’s most important resource. Employees should take an active part in setting their own goals, carefully balancing family and work commitments. Employees’ participation on productivity teams lends to an environment that fosters change, creates opportunity for growth and encourages teamwork and employee involvement.

We believe in a minimum number of management levels and that responsibility should be pushed down as far into the organization as possible. Simple, efficient systems and company wide open communication will promote good morale and support the company vision.