Operations Analyst

Johnson Matthey Wayne , NJ 07470

Posted 4 months ago

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specializing in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 13,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation. Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health.

The position has primary responsibility for maintaining the inventory and cost accounting records to accurately report month ending inventory values and corresponding cost of goods sold. This includes compiling and reconciling costing and operations data as well as preparing variance analyses, journal entries and reports. This position is responsible for maintaining the fixed assets including preparing cap ex and depreciation forecasts. The analyst assists in the preparation of the financial forecast, MOR, FA, tax package and ad hoc analysis.

Key responsibilities

  • Generate monthly inventory balances including the inventory reserve via downloads and manual entry

  • Participate in the annual physical inventory process with material control and reconcile any differences with material control

  • Calculate manufacturing overhead rate calculation

  • Value the inventory balances based on standard costing models

  • Create journal entries required to properly value inventory and cost of goods sold

  • Reconcile actual costs to predicted costs and identify source of variances

  • Provide formal reconciliations and reports to management

  • Participate in the completion of the financial forecast, MORs, FAs, tax package

  • Complete various government reporting requirements

  • Maintain the standard cost system

  • Provide specialized cost/inventory analysis as required, such as transfer pricing

  • Assist in budget preparation

  • Maintain and track all existing capital projects

  • Be an active contributor to high performance finance

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

  • Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations and requirements

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 3+ years' experience or any equivalent relevant combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work

  • Manufacturing cost experience preferred

  • Accountable to meet deadlines

  • Highly-motivated individual

  • Strong analytical and Excel skills required

  • Detail oriented and good organizational skills required

  • Excellent communication skills required

  • JD Edward / SAP experience preferred

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Operations Analyst

Johnson Matthey