About the Company
J.M. Longyear, LLC with headquarters in Marquette, MI, is a privately held, asset manager with a 145-year track record of growing long-term value. We operate across a spectrum of markets including forestry and land management, real estate, hardwood products and manufacturing.
We have a full-time opening for a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis located in Marquette, Michigan.
The right candidate will display excellent analytical, communication and decision-making skills. Duties include:
Provide accurate, relevant, and timely reporting and analysis of the division’s performance results against budgeted, historical, strategic and forecasted planning.
Collaborate with operations teams in understanding major cost drivers within operations and provide suggested actions to improve or mitigate.
Understanding of manufacturing variable and fixed overheads, labor, and other cost structures.
Collaborate with Operations on tracking sales, freight, and operational metrics/KPI’s/efficiencies to determine whether the business is achieving set goals.
Interpret the company’s operating results and perform month-end analysis activities as necessary.
Assist in developing financial data as necessary for the evaluation and preparation of business plans and allocation of funds for annual and long-term planning.
Ensure appropriate financial analysis in seeking capital investment approvals, and review of prior investments to track performance and analysis.
Provide timely red flags to senior management for balance sheet and cash flow issues.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting
Minimum of 7 years experience in finance and accounting within a manufacturing environment
Prior work experience in operations, inventory control, planning & analysis, general ledger, strategic planning and cost accounting
GAAP and Standard Costing systems knowledge and experience is a plus
Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401K, vacation, sick and holiday, 401K,