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Regional Finance Manager 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location St. Paul River Terminal  
Position Regional Finance Manager  

This key regional finance position will be responsible for all day-to-day accounting activities for two distinct business units. Position will act as the liaison between operations, marketing and corporate offices. Position will have a dual reporting structure.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and direct all accounting activities for a stand-alone business as well as a region within the scrap business.
  • Manage day to day operations of existing cost accounting function (including percentage of completion and job costing).
  • Perform monthly close activities including preparation of stand-alone and regional financial statements and analysis.
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers.
  • Identify and drive cost reduction opportunities.
  • Prepare monthly analysis of cost of goods sold and operational expenses, providing explanations and business solutions to help mitigate risks.
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Develop and manage pro forma valuation, financial, and operating models with business development
  • Identify, investigate, and analyze potential financial and operational improvements
  • Prepare capital request summaries/cost justifications.
  • Prepare annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Monitor actual net tons versus contracted tons
  • Assist with development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure strong internal controls and business improvements.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with an excellent academic record.
  • Seven to ten years of experience in accounting including financial analysis experience.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and history of driving process improvement and making a difference.
  • Preferred experience with job costing..
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Requirements  
Shift Days  
Category Accounting/Finance  

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