MISTRAS strives to provide a positive work environment that values excellence in safety and quality, free from discrimination and harassment. Every MISTRAS employee plays a part in our Company's success and making this a great place to work. We are committed to a work place where all employees are free to raise issues, concerns and questions for the improvement of our operations and work environment. Safety is the overriding priority in everything we do; all duties critical to safety, quality, and environmental protection are carried out in compliance with all requirements and with personal accountability.
This role serves as the financial business partner to management personnel in the Central Region and works with lab management to develop plans & procedures to improve profitability.
Performs detailed financial analysis including profitability analysis, cash flow analysis, return on investment; assessing business issues and helping to positively impact results.
Heavy involvement with lab management on setting budgets, helping Labs to anticipate events and set forecasts appropriately, and performing monthly P&L reviews focused on determining root causes of issues and establishing actions to improve going forward. Oversee ad-hoc projects, at the request of Senior Management and/or Controllers and implementing changes derived from them successfully
Ensures that strong processes are in place to completely and accurately bill customers in their systems of record on a timely basis, that all accounts payable are processed timely and accurately and that payroll expense is processed
Partners with Regional Management and VP's on financial explanation reports and communicates those to the Corporate Management Team
Ensures compliance at the lab level of various SOX processes, with a heavy focus on revenue recognition, expense accruals and leases
Assists the Operations and Sales Teams with customer sales bids
Acquire general knowledge about all company services, quoting processes, various databases, department responsibilities, customer systems and internal policies
Understanding and documenting business processes and workflows. Preparing suggestions for improvements and implementing such.
Assist in preparing internal management reporting packages, including analytical analysis.
Coordinates inventory and fixed asset counts/audits
Prepares and/or reviews various JE's along with the Services Accounting Team
Business travels is estimated at approximately 50%
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA is preferred.
10-15 years financial analysis experience
Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Basic knowledge of Accounting and Tax laws
Team player and have ability to work independently
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout company organization.
Proficiency with personal computers, accounting systems, databases, and office software suite.
Exceptional leadership, communication, organizational, problem-solving, teamwork, and follow-up skills required
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS:
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.