T. D. Williamson, Inc.

Finance Manager - Manufacturing

2 weeks ago(2018-01-05 12:05 PM)
Position ID
United States


Manages the development, reporting, and interpretation of financial information for the global manufacturing facilities to support the attainment of regional and company objectives. Manages the development of the budgeting/forecasting process and procedures. Establishes accounting practices and procedures consistent with sound international/generally accepted accounting principles in accordance with regional and corporate policies.


Cost Accounting (30%)

  • Collects, updates and reviews all relevant manufacturing related financial and operational manufacturing data;
  • Ensures the accuracy of all accounting information related to the manufacturing to alleviate errors;
  • Manage the cost accounting function of raw materials, goods in progress, finished goods;
  • Develops and implements cost control systems which ensure a clear view on margins evolution;
  • Determines costing per product, takes provisions and defines the revenues and costs to be recognized each month for all current manufacturing;
  • Manages the Manufacturing monthly closings;
  • Completes and manages ad hoc reports as required;
  • Supports and provides guidance for the inventory cycle count process.
  • Prepares the quarterly inventory reserves and provides necessary provisions for all Western Hemisphere locations as well as supporting global reporting of inventory reserves.
  • Forecasts and executes the annual standard cost roll for the Tulsa manufacturing plants

Financial Planning and Analysis (40%)

  • Performs financial analysis and related global manufacturing financial models enabling an effective monitoring of all KPIs;
  • Provides weekly/monthly comprehensive variance analysis to the management, and explains variances between actual and budgeted figures as well as actual versus YTD prior year figures;
  • Provides gap analysis study with regard to objectives of Manufacturing, communicates any discrepancies or gaps to the concerned managers;
  • Produces reports on profitability by purchase order as requested;
  • Manages transfer pricing activities for inter-company transactions;
  • Provides timely and accurate reporting to management for global manufacturing activities.
  • Ensures the timely preparation, review and analysis of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for legal and management reporting,
  • Responsible for the format and consistency of global manufacturing financial reports
  • Contributes to maintaining the global framework of TDW financial reporting dimensions and security within the global reporting software and accounting systems mapped into such reporting software,
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in the operating and financial results.
  • Manages the budgeting, forecasting and long-term strategic planning process for business partners;
  • Monitors and follows-up on budgets with variance analyses against actuals and performance.
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities to reduce inventory
  • Develops, selects, and provides tools to facilitate the ability to consolidate reports from all locations and provides global reports to business partners

Investment Decision Analysis (15%)

  • Supports and advises business partners in investment projects and decisions by developing, with the support and input of the business partners, sound business cases.
  • Constructively challenge business cases, identify obstacles and opportunities, provide recommendations.
  • Ensure that Financial rigor is consistently applied in high-impact decisions.
  • Performs post investment analysis to ensure an effective capital appliance and that expected results are effective.
  • Facilitates the AFE approval process.

Team Management (15%)

  • Selects, evaluates, motivates and develops employees to ensure a qualified workforce necessary to meet company objectives, while complying with local employment guidelines,
  • Provides fair and constructive feedback, assesses employee performance, training needs, areas for improvement and possibility of future growth within the organization, and ensures training and development needs are addressed,
  • Develops and contributes to a positive team dynamic to ensure high performance,
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement process within the team.


  • Degree in Finance/Accounting with at least 5 years’ experience in costing/accounting and controlling roles,
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred,
  • Rigorous, business minded, able to react in a timely manner,
  • Good communication skills,
  • Fluent in English.


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