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Sr. Plant Controlling Financial Analyst - Mascot

Mascot, TN, US, 37806

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Purpose of Position
This role supports the Plant Controller in various closing, reporting, inventory management and business planning activities for Timken’s North American Rail plants (Mascot, Ogden, Lenexa). As an important member of the North American Rail Management Team, the Senior Financial Analyst will help drive the financial performance of the plant and ensure that economic rigor is applied to the decision-making process. This includes efforts to reduce invested capital, improve cash flow, and drive continuous improvement in cost and productivity. This role will be responsible for communicating results and analysis with the Plant Controller, the Plant Management Team and Timken corporate, as required. 


This position is based out of the Mascot, TN location.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly financial statements/KPI reports for all Rail plants in accordance with company policies and GAAP.
  • Work closely with the Plant Controller and Plant Management Team to ensure that all parties have a clear and accurate picture of the plants overall financial performance.
  • Support the preparation of the plants’ business planning process, incorporating productivity and cost targets for both manufacturing and sourcing in the OE, Reconditioning and Remanufacturing processes.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly rolling forecasts and provide plant and operations leadership with insight and commentary for all major variances from both plan and prior forecast.
  • Assist Plant Controller in providing financial guidance for all plant capital investments and related business case justifications.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining accurate standard/full cost data for all products, working with both product management and business management on new product development, new business opportunities, and execution of existing contracts.
  • Help ensure proper internal controls are in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Support all internal and external audits. 
  • Work independently to complete required tasks and communicate results. 
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Have flexibility to travel to satellite locations as needed, mainly for annual physical inventory (< 5%).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with at least 4 years finance and/or accounting experience, preferably cost accounting
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong analytical and variance analysis/root cause analysis


Preferred Qualifications

  • Plant accounting experience
  • Experience with SAP 
  • Experience with data visualization tools 

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

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  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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