Waxahachie, Texas, United States

Finance Analyst II

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Job ID 53332


The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the Insulating Systems Business (ISB).  This position supports the business by ensuring reasonable assurance on the accuracy of the plant’s financial analysis and planning function while ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures. 


1. Month End Closing activities

  • Executing the monthly financial closing process.
  • Understanding and ensuring that finance processes are in compliance with SOX guidelines

2.Reporting and analysis

  • Supports financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Prepares and delivers the plant financial forecasts and projections
  • Communicates results effectively to management and non-financial personnel
  • Provides in-depth analysis on variances to plan and forecast
  • Educates plant personnel on key performance metrics

3. Improve plant profitability

  • Supports actions in line with achieving targets, mitigating risk and prioritizing resource needs
  • Proactive development of contingency plans, productivity improvement and corrective actions to ensure facility optimal financial results.
  • Provides insightful and competitive analytics that anticipate change and drive decision making

4. Cross-functional leadership and team contribution

  • Work across organization boundaries and all levels of the company to achieve plant objectives
  • Shares best practices, i.e. process improvements, financial modeling and procedural changes
  • Aligns teams and resources in order to solve problems and drive results
  • Provide functional expertise to plant leadership and team members.

5.Support the plant data steward function as the designated back-up to that role

6.Participate in driving safety excellence


  • Timely and accurate Closing process
  • SOX Internal Audit/Management testing results
  • Financial performance vs. Plan
  • Forecast accuracy and timeliness
  • Balance Sheet Integrity
  • Key performance indicators 

Knowledge & Skills:


  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3 years experience in financial planning and analysis in a manufacturing operation
  • Knowledge of manufacturing costing principles
  • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and decision making through analytics and data
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Computer skills – strong Microsoft Excel user
  • Understanding of and ability to work within SOX control environment
  • Must be willing to relocate from DFW area and acknowledge such upon hiring


  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Delivers continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in simple impacting terms
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and control costs
  • Effectively develops business cases and enroll leaders at all levels in taking appropriate action

Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Unconditional Commitment to Safety
  • Data Driven Decision Making
  • Excellence Driven
  • Teamwork
  • Highly Motivated and Results Oriented
  • Engages and cares for others
  • Likes people and working in teams
  • Takes business risks, grows from failures, celebrates successes
  • Makes self and others better
  • Open to new ideas
  • Initiates action
  • Embraces challenges
  • Conducts himself/herself with the highest ethical and moral standards
  • Intelligent, creative, analytical
  • Behaves in a mature and appropriate manner
  • Freely states opinions and feelings without offending or creating defensiveness#LI-KJ1

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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