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The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

Financial Analyst

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. - Shady Grove, PA

Financial Analyst','17001359','!*!Have you been looking for the chance to use your expertise to make a real difference in an organization?  Manitowoc Cranes* is seeking a Financial Analyst to join our team!

In this role, you’ll be responsible for compilation, organization, and analysis of large volumes of financial data, analyzing past performance, identifying trends and cause/effect relationships as well as the reporting and monitoring of project performance.  Reporting to the Plant Operations Controller, this position is located in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania.

If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real. Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride, and satisfaction.


Plant performance - Forecast - Support development of Operating budgets by compiling historical data, assessing impact of volume changes and quantifying impact of initiatives on prior period costs.  Analyze inputs to inventory projections and factory/purchasing variances, ensuring details for KPI reporting are understood and documented.

Plant performance - Actual - Monitor/analyze details of assigned elements of manufacturing & purchasing variances and Raw/WIP inventory. Identify root cause and provide feedback to responsible functional managers.  Support the development of actions plans to correct unfavorable conditions. Support timely and accurate month end closing process.

Product cost – STANDARD - Execute annual standard cost roll for plant (Crane and Crane Care if applicable). Analyze material, labor hours and $ and overhead costs against prior year and Plan target and support review with local leadership team.

Product costing IPD - Participate as Finance team member on IPD projects assigned. Provide team with cost calculations and analysis of new product and/or sub-system cost vs. existing products and target costs of new product. Compile/validate inputs to Cost Walk, IPD financial plans and EVA analysis. Compile/validate IPC costing and Price List option costs.

Product cost analysis ACTUAL - Support product cost evolution analysis for product lines assigned by compiling details of material, labor and O/H costs by model. Establish and maintain consistent baseline typical units across periods. Develop tools/processes to identify and communicate root cause of major cost changes period to period. Link impact of factory/product line initiatives to cost evolution.

Project controlling - Participate as Finance team member of project teams supporting facility and product line based projects for Lean, vertical integration (make vs. buy), CAPEX, etc... by compiling/organizing baseline costs, identifying/validating proposed impacts and documenting changes to future business plans/re-estimates. Support follow up audits of results and tracking of actual performance.

Supply chain optimization - Compile/organize baseline data (costs, volumes, activity drivers) for Supply Chain optimization initiatives. Monitor and report post implementation results

Process improvement - Participate in Value Stream mapping/Kaizen events for Product Line/facility as Finance representative. Ensure appropriate application of financial concepts, tools and control mechanisms. ','!*!JOB REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field required with a minimum two (2) years of experience in an Operations Finance role in a vertically integrated, low volume manufacturing environment.

Ten (10) years of experience in a financial role in manufacturing would be considered in lieu of degree with a High School Diploma.

Must be proficient in the use of spreadsheet and database software as well as local ERP system, with advanced analytical skills and a strong ability to communicate financial information to multiple levels of the organization.

Must have a desire to advance knowledge of products, manufacturing/Lean processes and product performance attributes.   

This position will be located in a normal office environment with exposure to the production shop floor as necessary.  Travel is limited; 10% of the time or less, based on business conditions.

*Manitowoc Cranes is recognized globally as one of the premier innovators and manufacturers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry.  Leading brands include Grove, Manitowoc, National Crane, and Potain.

EOE / DISABLED / VETERAN','United States-PA-Shady Grove','','Financial Planning & Analysis','Grove US, LLC','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Nov 9, 2017','Financial Analyst

12 days 17 hours ago

The Manitowoc Company, Inc.


Financial Analyst The Manitowoc Company, Inc. - Shady Grove, PA, United States


Location: Shady Grove, PA

Company Profile:
Manitowoc was founded in the lakeshore community of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in 1902 as a shipbuilding and ship-repair organization. Since that time, the company has grown and diversified, entering the lattice-boom crane business in the mid-1920’s and branching into commercial refrigeration equipment shortly after World War II.