Manufacturing Plant Finance Analyst - Controller Development

Owens Corning Headquarters Medina , OH 44256

Posted 1 week ago


The Plant Financial Analyst partners with leaders to provide financial analytics that drive business results in support of the short-term and long-term value of the assets, liabilities and investments of the business segment. The position delivers analysis as part of the finance processes, linking financial results to operational performance drivers. The position interfaces with internal customers and stakeholders and corporate finance functions, driving continuous improvement to deliverables and processes supporting these customers.The Financial Analyst will be a dynamic leader within the business by providing valuable decision support analysis and driving business success. The position is an important part of the financial talent pipeline and serves as a feeder for manufacturing finance roles as well as corporate roles (i.e. plant controller, corporate financial analyst, etc.).

Reports to: Position reports to Plant Controller.

Span of Control: No direct reports


Live the safety standard, adhere to the safety responsibilities.

  • Adhere to Owens Corning safety policies and personal safety action plan at all times

Drive performance

  • Gather, compile, analyze, prepare and summarize data for complex financial projects/subjects such as planning, formulating and conducting financial studies to define performance plans for short and long-range business segment goals.

  • Demonstrates an ability to understand and apply judgment to determine appropriate course of action and prepare business recommendations based on sound financial analysis.

  • Participates in the support strategic and operational objectives for the segment that are aligned to Corporate and Group strategic objectives

  • Creates analysis using the Business Information (BI) system to drive the financial performance of the business

Support accurate forecasts while managing clear, controlled reporting and analysis

  • Participates in financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for the segment

  • Support the monthly closing process in conjunction with the Accounting team

  • Provides analysis on variances to plan, forecast, and prior year

  • Supports the business/group forecasting process through collaboration across the manufacturing facility

  • Provides insightful and competitive analytics that anticipate change and drive decision making

  • Demonstrate some understanding of external perspective and maintain knowledge of the segment's competitive environment, market conditions, customers, and profit drivers.

  • Provide effective and timely financial information, thoughtful business insights/analytics and business performance evaluations to ensure that Business leaders are effective in creating and executing the business segment's strategy and operating plan.

Communicate financial and business performance clearly and with impact

  • Demonstrate some ability to provide concise and effective communication of financial results in a timely manner

  • Supports quarterly disclosure processes within the business segments including MD&A preparation and review of business results, SEC disclosures and business narratives, employee communications and review of business results with external auditors

Support Company, business group, and Finance function

  • Collaborate with others across the Company, business and Finance function to maximize performance of Owens Corning and support change

  • Support the continuous improvement of systems, tools, and methodologies across the Finance function and throughout the segment.

  • Develop business and financial best practices to be utilized across the segment, group and Company.

Support an effective financial controls environment

  • Support process of internal controls including; data integrity, asset protection, segregation of duties, budgeting, financial reporting, information systems and adherence to corporate policies and governmental regulations (GAAP, SOX compliance, etc.)

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Company Policies including; business conduct, ethics, the law and financial controls.

  • Ensure assets are safe-guarded in order to maximize financial performance.

  • Demonstrate some experience in "root cause" analysis

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years financial analysis experience in a manufacturing/corporate environment

  • Bachelor's degree in Business with some exposure to Finance, Accounting and or Analytics

  • Must be open to relocate in the future for professional growth opportunities


  • Some ability to identify, develop and implement process improvements

  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and PowerPoint) skills

  • Demonstrated process focus and organized work style

  • Some exposure to Power BI, SAP, Business Objects, and Business Warehouse or similar systems required

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2019 sales of $7.2 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 company for 65 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely-incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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Manufacturing Plant Finance Analyst - Controller Development

Owens Corning Headquarters