IMI Precision Engineering Financial Planning and Analysis in University Park, Illinois


Financial Planning & Accounting Analyst is responsibility for driving finance and accounting driven processes specific to the Bimba manufacturing environment, to include budgeting/planning, internal controls and ad hoc projects. Position is based in a fast-paced environment relative to constant deadlines.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  1. Load data into Cognos and regularly read, review and analyze for accurate reporting

  2. Produce and deliver financial reporting to management in line with the Bimba financial reporting/planning cycle to include monthly, quarterly, half-year, and annual requirements.

  3. Responsible for the consolidation of financial reporting for the Americas region.

  4. Budgeting and forecasting processes including development of budgeting and forecasting models.

  5. Provide input and assist in identifying and communicating key performance indicators and the interpretation thereof.

  6. Prepare detailed analysis of margins and operating expenses to drive efficiencies and cost savings.

  7. Educate non-finance personnel regarding budgetary compliance goals & objectives.

  8. Assist process-driven continuous improvement efforts through established methods and approaches, such as kaizen events, root cause analysis, value-stream mapping, etc.

  9. Review of Capital Expenditure Proposals, insuring accurate financial analysis and adherence to capital budgets.

  10. Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting/Finance from four-year College or University is required.

At least 5-7 years of experience in financial planning and analysis or related field is required.

Knowledge of financial practices, GAAP, cost management and knowledge of manufacturing/operations is beneficial.

CPA or Master's degree is beneficial

Computer Skills

Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

Experience with JDE, Oracle, SAP or similar ERP platform is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses

None in Particular

Job ID 2018-31465

# of Openings 1

Category Accounting/Finance

Platform IMI Precision Engineering