Staff Accountant/Financial Analyst – Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description:

General Purpose: To assist in the closing process and preparation of financial statements and reporting for a division of DFA with specific oversight on financial analysis and product costing for two manufacturing plants as well as the division’s transportation fleet.

  • Collect and analyze financial data and prepare monthly financial statements and management reports for the manufacturing operations and the transportation operations.
  • Assist in month-end closing process.
  • Detailed financial analysis on finished product costs by plant and product line incorporating raw materials and conversion costs.
  • Detailed financial analysis on transportation revenue and expenses including a company owned fleet of approximately 150 power units.
  • Assist in preparation of the monthly balance sheet account analysis book.
  • Prepare data for management review and analysis on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist in budgeting process.
  • Other projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, advance degree a plus.
  • 4-6 years experience in general accounting with responsibilities in the closing process and financial statement preparation and analysis including product costing analysis and review.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with strong 10 key skills.
  • Ability to understand manufacturing operations/accounting.
  • Ability to understand revenue and cost structures for a transportation fleet.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and team-building expertise.
  • Detail oriented, able to make decisions, solve problems and respond to inquiries with limited supervision.
  • Working knowledge of various accounting applications in a computerized environment.
  • Experience with SAP a plus.