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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

locationFontana, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/3/2024
Full Time


This position is a lead accountant in support of the Controller specifically delivering on monthly performance targets and successful execution of standard monthly accounting procedures and ensure that all required financial statements and reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner according to corporate policies, generally accepted accounting principles, and applicable regulations and laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
  • Support the monthly general ledger closing and reconciliation process
  • Support development of annual operating plans and forecasts through inventory, accounts payable, and capex analysis.
  • Provide accurate and timely asset capitalization and retirement for the location.
  • Provide analytical support to non-financial departments to evaluate capital expenditure projects.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and development of best practices.
  • Provide support on an as needed basis for financial and control audits for both internal and external auditors.
  • Cross functional development of departmental budgets including reviews, analysis & periodic reporting of key metrics.
  • Assists internal and external auditors on facility audits. Support development of tools/reports to facilitate financial and operational improvements.
  • Lead inventory, and capex analysis, guide operational action, and deliver on forecast targets.
  • Support an environment where systems are used to accurately plan, forecast, and deliver according to expectations.
  • Other accounting tasks, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Formal training and experience in financial accounting, cost accounting, financial analysis, and reporting in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an accounting role.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Strong analytical and evaluative skills
  • Developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as this team member will interact frequently with personnel outside of accounting and finance department.
  • Strong decision-making skills: incumbent needs to analyze and synthesize data, and be able to make decisions without having complete information
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with Epicor, Oracle, and Hyperion a plus


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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