Sr Financial Analyst Job

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Kenworth Truck Company
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks.


The Controller's Organization at Kenworth is looking for a Financial Analyst for our Sales and Marketing functions. Successful candidates will have the ability to track trends, provide analysis to leadership in a clear and concise fashion and have demonstrated impeccable accounting skills. 


A Day in the Life... 

  • Create weekly key Kenworth sales reports including incoming orders, backlog, margin analysis and visibility reports.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing department managers to create annual budgets and monthly forecasts centered around Sales and Marketing activities
  • Analyze monthly Sales and Marketing forecast-to-actual revenues and expenses and present significant variances to Sales and Marketing managers to ensure the integrity of the annual budgets
  • Contribute to the month-end close for Sales and Marketing departments including journal entries, flash (variance forecast vs actual), and monthly/quarterly reporting package
  • Prepare Kenworth monthly sales and marketing financial reports including analyzing trends and highlighting key metrics for management
  • Analyze Kenworth backlog data to forecast future margins and present findings to management
  • Prepare monthly forecast and tax schedules to be distributed to management
  • Ensure the accuracy and validity of monthly balance sheet key accounts by reconciling account activity and presenting any recommended actions to management
  • Support preparation of management presentations and ad hoc financial requests
  • Perform SOX/ICAP testing and special projects as assigned.

What You Bring to the Table: 

  • BS/BA Accounting Degree required, CPA desired
  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to focus on the “big picture”
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Access, PowerPoint, Excel (i.e. pivot tables, charts and graphs)
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Willingness to pursue advanced degree (e.g. MBA) and/or certification (e.g. CPA) for future career advancement is a plus.


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities 

  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields 

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks 



As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:  

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match  

  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement  

  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time  

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education  

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family  

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)  

  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs  

  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance  

  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more  


Additional Job Board Information 

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Sr. Financial Analyst is $72,200 - 108,000 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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