Operations Finance Accountant at Big Ass Fans in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Big Ass Family is growing!  The Operations Finance Accountant role will report to the Operations Finance Manager of Big Ass Fans and be responsible for most things finance-related in our manufacturing operations.  Do you have a strange attraction to standard costing? Do you know the difference between Opex and Capex?  Do you love businesses that actually make physical stuff? This is your job. Like what you see below? Swipe right and we'll let you know if it's a match.


  • Measurement of operational performance of our manufacturing operations, with variance analysis performed on a daily basis and ad hoc throughout the month; deep dive into the drivers of variances in gross margin across the business to help improve performance

  • Forecast the operational performance of the business, including capitalized variances, to improve the predictability of our financial results

  • Daily maintenance of new parts entering the system

  • Be responsible for developing standard costs for the group and rolling them properly and accurately

  • Assist with the inventory count process

  • Assist with compliance of operations finance related reserve policies (e.g. slow-moving, obsolete, etc)

  • Work with the operations teams to connect the operational and financial performance of the business

  • Track cost savings activities across the business and understand how those should be manifesting themselves in the business results; help the group identify additional savings

  • Know and understand cost relationships and how they affect the P&L

  • Drive deep insight into the costs of the business to help create product line P&Ls

  • Help drive the capital expenditure process

  • Perform ad hoc analysis for the senior leadership of the business, including the CFO and CEO

  • Assist with monthly close as needed, including reconciling inventory accounts


  • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting

  • 2-5 years of previous experience, manufacturing environment experience preferred

  • Superior, hands-on modeling skills and adeptness with Excel – you need to be a doer and not a delegator

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail – you maintain your task list tightly and rarely miss deadlines

  • High band-width being able to manage multiple stake-holders at once

  • Strong work ethic – we work hard, and play hard – but expect the same from those who join the team

Why live life Big Ass?

You want benefits? We’ve got your health insurance, life insurance, 401(k) and more. You want Big Ass Benefits? Did we break another record today? Let’s open the beer fridge!

Why haven’t you applied yet?

Big Ass Fans is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Big Ass Fans maintains an environment where each individual is valued and respected. Individuals are expected to understand and comply with OSHA and ISO 9001 standards and procedures. Individuals are expected to apply safe work methods when performing the job requirements in hazardous and non-hazardous environments to avoid injury to self to co-workers or damage to property. Individuals are expected to report unsafe work conditions or equipment operation to supervisors immediately and observe all safety rules.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at recruiting@bigassfans.com or call us at 1.877.244.3267.