Workplace Diversity


locationMorristown, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/24/2024
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:  The Sr. Financial Analyst/Cost Accountant partners with plant leadership and segment leaders to provide financial analytics that drive business results in support of the short-term and long-term goals and objectives of the department and the plant. The position delivers analysis as part of finance, linking financial results to operational performance drivers. The ideal candidate for this position is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized; assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position. Successful candidate will have a strong commitment to ethics and integrity.

  • Identifies key levers to drive business improvement and provide leadership to ensure implementation of business improvement opportunities
  • Determines, in conjunction with plant management, targeted goals for performance measures of quality, productivity, delivery, cycle time, inventory optimization and profitability
  • Deploys business unit initiatives
  • Daily reporting management, monthly forecasting, and annual planning
  • Analyzes data for decision making and tracking performance progress
  • Coordinates capital appropriation process and post-project reviews 
  • Ensures completion of Howmet’s Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for internal controls
  • Performs job duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Complies with Howmet’s and business unit financial reporting requirements
  • Business travel may be required
  • Performs other work-related duties as necessary

  • Enterprise minded--understands the needs of the business and how decisions affect P&L, balance sheet and future capabilities, influences capex based on broad business case
  • Responsive expertise--prepared with information to help support decision making both upon request and future planning based
  • Compliance--organized and aware of legal and local ramifications to decisions and practices; proactively prepared for audits
  • Data-oriented--anticipates and solves problems from a data-informed perspective; forecasts accurately and tracks closely; supports interventions in ways that influence numbers 
  • Involved and curious--spends time on the shop floor to understand business in greater detail; seeks to make improvements and strengthen partnerships through relationship and comprehension; understands operational consequences of decisions
  • Analysis--reviews decisions and data ex post facto to glean increased understanding; incorporates learning into future decision-making support
  • Accountability--compares business case to actual performance and collaborates with the Controller and Plant Leaders to ensure success of investments
  • Interpretation and translation--able to tell a story with the data; brings life to the numbers through observation and familiarity with the business
  • Prioritization--understands market and organizational conditions and prioritizes efforts; accordingly, supports the management of tension between revenue and costs, etc.
  • Communication--proactively provides information about data, forecasting and financials to enable best possible decision-making for individual leaders and the organization; seeks information from others and disseminates accordingly as a conduit or hub 

Basic Qualifications:

-bachelor’s in finance/Accounting from an accredited school

-5 years of experience in Finance or Accounting in a manufacturing environment


-Qualified Accountant, CPA, CMA, and/or MBA

-High proficiency in MS Office software, experience in using queries, including Essbase, Hyperion, Oracle or similar systems. Advanced Excel skills.

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.

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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