Hayward Industries

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-NC-Clemmons
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/17/2018 8:39 AM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.

    Position Overview:

    Apply principles of accounting and finance in support of Clemmons Manufacturing facility by collecting and maintaining financial data for KPI Reporting, Cycle Count Reporting, Fixed Asset system maintenance, Department Expense Analysis and analyze financial data as it relates to discrepancies within manufacturing.  Assist in monthly closing, quarterly forecasting, annual budgets, and ad hoc financial analysis.


    Major Tasks and Responsibilities:


    • Prepare weekly/monthly plant KPI’s related to Weekly Production, Consignment Inventory, Cycle Counting, Labor Analysis and reconciliation of GL, Scrap and Inventory Transactions


    • Assist Plant Controller with preparation of month end journal entries and reports


    • Responsible for accurate GL coding of all Clemmons related invoices and Debit Memo’s


    • Monitor and report status of Capital projects for US sites.  Close CIP account and update Fixed Asset system once projects are completed in cooperation with plant controllers and corporate


    • Assist Plant Controller in budgeting and forecasting activities (Preparation, explanation and distribution of department expenses in relationship to the forecast)


    • Assist in annual audit preparation and feedback


    • Participate in 3 Kaizen events per year (Manufacturing Improvement & Process)


    • Special projects and other duties as assigned




    • Must have 2 - 3 years of accounting experience in the area of financial analysis, preferably in a manufacturing/operations environment


    • Must have the ability to provide accurate, timely analysis and interpretation of manufacturing KPI’s


    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to meet tight deadlines as well as work on/with interdepartmental teams


    • Must have well developed PC skills, particularly in Excel using pivot tables and various lookup techniques, and other company applications


    • Hands-on Experience with AS400 is a plus


    Education and Experience:


    Bachelors level degree (BS/BA) in Accounting or Finance 



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