Senior Business Accountant/Analyst

LOGAN ALUMINUM-Russellville, KY - Bowling Green, KY

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $88,000 a year

Logan Aluminum is the most modern can sheet rolling mill in North America. Forty-five percent of all beverage cans consumed in North America come from can sheet produced at our billion dollar facility, nestled in the scenic, Kentucky countryside. Logan Aluminum is recognized as a world leader in the production of aluminum sheet and is an industry leader in terms of safety and environmental performance, product quality, customer services, cost performance and receives broad based recognition for its progressive management concepts.

Senior Accountant/Business Analyst
Organization Name: Logan Aluminum
Sr. Business Analyst
Pay Level: Exempt
Education: Degree in Accounting required. Advanced degree and/or professional certification preferred.

Experience: 5+ years of strong financial analysis experience in a manufacturing environment. Strong background using ERP systems is essential, Oracle, Prophix, Visual Basic, or Bi-Query experience a plus.

Job Description
Position Summary:

Major Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning initiatives for the various business units
  • Responsible for all aspects of business unit cost accounting operations and variance analysis
  • Design, track, and analyze KPI performance for major cost drivers
  • Partner with Business Units to provide analytical decision-making support as well as recommend and implement improvements to profitability and operational efficiency
  • Continuously improve financial processes to reduce complexity and redundancy, increase speed of closing, and improve accuracy
  • Develop, update, and provide expertise in all areas of product costing
  • Analyze and develop capital project justifications and associated ROI analysis
  • Serve as financial liaison with manufacturing business units and joint venture associates

Essential Physical, Sensory, and Mental Requirements
Will sit 6 hours, stand 1 hour, and walk 1 hour daily. May lift and carry up to 15 lbs. 5 minutes per day. Will use a telephone 1 hour per day. Will use computer at least 3 hours per day. Requires good vision, hearing and speaking. Must read, write and do math. Will primarily work indoors at a desk within a comfortable office environment.

Position Accountabilities

  • Possess a sound working knowledge of manufacturing business processes and information systems.
  • Demonstrate leadership and change management capabilities with strong communication skills.
  • Promote continuous improvement through organizational leadership and effective work methods.

Basic Skills

  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Mathematics
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing

Social Skills

  • Coordination
  • Instructing
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion
  • Service Orientation
  • Social Perceptiveness

Complex Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving

Resource Management Skills

  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Time Management

Desktop Computer Skills

  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentations
  • Word Processing
  • Databases

Job Type: Full-time


  • Strong Financial Analysis: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)