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Financial Analyst

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group


For the Voith Paper, Controlling P&S department, we are looking for:

Financial Analyst 
Appleton, WI 



Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepares financial reports in accordance with Voith reporting to drive the decision making process with local and regional management. Performs sales order analysis; KPI’s; dashboards; overhead analysis; cost center planning; customer analysis of Voith Paper Inc. Strategic business partner to VP & CFO, local controllers of VPA as well as regular contact to Project Management, Sales and Supply Chain. This position reports directly to the Head of Finance & Controlling.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Creates and analyzes the cost estimates on all large customer projects on a regular basis & prepares corresponding financial reports. Reviews and presents all orders with deviations between plan, forecast and actuals.
  • Analyzes orders for cost deviations and outliers.
  • Works closely with Project Management, Sales and Supply Chain to update the monthly Sales Forecast (compiles, evaluates & presents the data)
  • Analyzes cost center/overhead data (Plan vs. actual costs deviations; absorption analysis, assists in cost center planning)
  • Establishes and updates meaningful KPI’s and dashboards for different departments to facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Works on month-end and year-end closing processes by preparing financial statements, account reconciliations, inventory reconciliation, overhead analysis, and supporting schedules against a defined deadline.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information; prepares entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts; documents business transactions and prepares for audits of company’s accounts (internal & external).
  • Assists in preparing financial information detailing for assets, liabilities and capital; prepares the balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial positions.
  • Prepare Ad Hoc reporting, presentations, financial documentation support
  • Support Global Business Service center with intercompany reconciliation at half year and year-end.
  • Support Controller and CFO on special projects.


Education Required:


  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance


Experience Required:


  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in an Accounting/Financial role, including experience with general ledger function and month-end/year-end close process
  • Expert in Microsoft Office including Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, Sumifs, VBA) and PowerPoint
  • Experience in SAP, or equivalent ERP system
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to analyze large amounts of data and communicate/present findings
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Self-starter, strong sense of ownership, reliable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment during certain business cycles (planning, month-end and year-end close) against a defined timeline


Why join Voith? Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division Voith Paper we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at Voith.

Voith Paper is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Sounds like you? Apply now and become a Voithian! If you are interested in this position, please send us your application using the link at the bottom of this page. For further questions please contact:


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Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh