Finance Associate Plant Analyst Job at Johns Manville – 3.3 in Defiance, OH

The purpose of the Associate Plant Analyst’s role is to provide financial support for a manufacturing facility. The Associate Plant Analyst is responsible for performing monthly closings, analysis, and account reconciliations, the analysis of results and preparation of forecast for the plant, capital and technical project accounting, standard cost and budget development and participate in financial process improvement activities.

Your Day-to-Day:
Provide financial support for plant management

Perform detailed project capital and expense tracking

Assist with the preparation of monthly forecasting and annual operating plan

Review and analyze facility maintenance spend

Perform month-end and year-end closing activities

Assist in the development of plant BOMs, routings, and standards

Assist in developing the plant financial operating plan

Prepare and analyze month-end reports and project updates

May work with IT team to help resolve system issues

Reconcile related general ledger accounts

Recommend improvements to financial processes/procedures for plant operations

Assist with performing financial and strategic analysis to enable accurate business decisions and/or investments

Support cost reduction and working capital opportunities

May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

What You Bring to the Team:
Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting with a minimum of 2 years of finance/accounting experience

Experience with cost accounting (standard costing), budgeting, forecasting, month-end and year-end close activities and working with inventory management

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (formulas, V-Lookups, Pivot tables), PowerPoint, Outlook

Demonstrated analytical ability

Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Working knowledge of SAP or ERP systems preferred

Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

Minimal travel required (0 – 10 days per year)

Work environment is typical of an office setting Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

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About the Company

Company: Johns Manville – 3.3

Company Location:  Defiance, OH

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