Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Fin Business Analyst, Kingston Tech - Fountain Valley

Financial Business Analyst, Kingston Technology - Fountain Valley, CA

Financial Business Analyst As a key member of our Corporate Accounting department, the Business Analyst will be responsible for preparing financial analyses, including competitive pricing analysis, cost analysis, forecasting, divisional valuation, return on investments, feasibility studies on new business opportunities and alternative management strategies. Responsibility will also include inventory monitoring, inventory and margin optimization modeling. Build and maintain positive working relationships with business managers and peers. Review published reports to identify trends, information and nuances that will allow managers to be better informed in running their business units. Assist in maintaining, coordinating and developing systems to effectively measure financial and operational performance, reporting dashboard, and associated metrics. The individual in this position will also have responsibility for the following essential functions and other related work as required.  Essential Functions: ·Provide ongoing analysis of financial data and reports and make recommendations to business managers. Assist team members with procedures, problem solving and research.
·Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information and key metrics for senior management.
·Work with various functional departments and the Asia manufacturing sites, and review new business development contracts or programs and perform feasibility studies.
·Develop and maintain written corporate account policies and procedures; drive communication and create efficient processes between all functional departments.
·Evaluate cost trends and perform cost analysis for various product segments of the company; design databases that provide multiple cost classification hierarchies to support statutory reporting, financial bench marking, and segment management reporting.
·Coordinate and conduct due diligence, perform multiple valuation analyses and make financial forecasts related to M&A or investment transaction, and present recommendations to senior management.
·Identify non-value added processes within the department and seek solutions to drive efficiency and enhance reporting metrics and analytics.  Requirements: ·Seven to ten years of cost accounting, business analysis experience.
·Experience in a technology or consumer electronics manufacturing company with global operations.
·Ability to generate forecasts, ad hoc reporting, qualitative and quantitative analyses.
·Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
·Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Team-player, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
·Highly proficient in effectively managing and prioritizing conflicting deadlines.
·Proficient with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
·JDE and IBM Cognos experience is a plus.
·Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent business degree.
·MBA, CPA or CMA is preferred.
·Bilingual English/Mandarin is helpful.  To apply, please send your resume in Word or pdf format to: karen_algee@kingston.com
 

Kingston Technology has grown to be the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 4,000 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine.
Kingston’s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in employees is essential and that each individual employee is a vital part of the company’s success.We offer our full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), a choice of PPO or HMO medical and dental, vision, FSA, life and disability insurance, EAP and more.

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