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Shaw Industries Inc Financial Manager in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Title

Financial Manager

Position Overview

Position Overview:

A detailed oriented and self motivated individual will oversee day to day financial operations for Plant 8S.


  • This position will manage Accounting/I.E. functions to include generating production/efficiency/waste reports, plant operating variances and capitalized and expensed projects as CPM.

  • Provide plant leadership with weekly updates for financial reports and graphs.

  • Provide Leadership for two salaried employees; Finance Clerk and Operations Admin.

  • Act as a member of the Plant Leadership team reporting to the Plant Manager.

  • Communicate with Division and Corporate Accounting as needed.

  • Serve on committees/teams as appointed such as kaizen/recognition/safety audit/quality audits etc.

  • Make all changes in the YSF system (standard pound changes, packaging tare weights, new waste components, etc) when necessary.

  • Assist in the preparation of Pride Day Goals.

  • Generate all annual budgets for the plant.

  • Prepare Variance Forecasts, as necessary (year in advance business plan/quarterly/monthly MonV1 & MonV2.

  • Communicate all forecast changes to Division and Corporate Leadership.

  • Perform cost analysis and make recommendations for cost reductions.

  • Maintain Facility Asset List and lead asset inventory verification team as needed.

  • Serve as financial representative on all Lean/Six Sigma projects.

  • Supervise preparation of weekly plant status reports (Weekly POVA Summary, Weekly Plant Data Entry, Monthly Forecast vs Actual, etc).

  • Generate and analyze reports necessary to close the accounting month.

  • Reconcile and report raw material usage on a weekly/monthly basis.

  • Create and post all necessary journal entries to the GL to complete month-end closing and balance inventory accounts.

  • Act as assets coordinator for the plant including asset inventories, asset verification and transfers. Conduct PX meetings and co-create goals with associates.

Required Competencies:

  • Plan and Organize

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Innovate

  • Demonstrate Inclusive Leadership


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field.

  • Three to five years of working in an accounting role.

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

  • Proficient working with computers

  • Strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Coordination, influencing, and short-term planning and strategic planning skills in regard to programs and priorities are also required.

  • Ability to maintain schedule flexibility to meet needs of continuous operation.

  • Ability to travel to attend meetings and training as required.

  • Ability to work both independently, collaboratively and manage multiple projects concurrently.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, team work, problem solving, and creative thinking skills

  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic, high-performing plant organization and multifunctional team environment.

  • Position will work closely with Department Managers.

  • Must be able to work without close supervision.

  • Ability to deal with contacts using considerable tact, discretion, and persuasion.

  • Complies with all company policies, SAFE and SMS procedures.

  • Ability to handle confidential, sensitive information.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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