Analyst 1, Financial 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 6567 | JOB GRADE: 13



Founded in 1937, R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pa., our dedicated team of over 700 employees supply components for the trucking and transportation industry worldwide. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and a proud member of Knorr-Bremse.

Whatever your career path – whether it’s product innovation through engineering, working directly with our customers, manufacturing quality products or supporting our business in some other way, Sheppard – a Bendix CVS Company – delivers. Visit us online at



POSITION SUMMARY:                       

Position is responsible for providing various financial and analytical support as required.



  • Collect and analyze financial data.
  • Determine standard costs and investigate variances with actual cost.
  • Calculate NRV.
  • Estimate costs and compare budgets with actual expenses.
  • Monitor costs after significant changes in products or processes.
  • Monitor and resolve recall/warranty discrepancies.
  • Provide other financial, analytical & ad-hoc support as requested.



  • Entrepreneurship and Decision Making:  Demonstrate ability to be entrepreneurial, business & analytical minded.
  • Influential and Inspirational:  Demonstrates the ability to convince others to embrace ideas, providing compelling arguments and making use of informal processes.
  • Accountability:  Demonstrates ability to take responsibility and maintains sense of ownership and follow through on commitments.  
  • Communication:  Demonstrates ability to convey and distribute information effectively and encompass strong speaking, presentation, written and listening skills.  Ability to create an environment for open communication.
  • Teamwork:  Demonstrates ability to work well with others to accomplish common goals and build a positive climate and trusting relationships within teams.




This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, with major in accounting, Finance or Business-related preferred.
  • ERP experience preferred, (AS400 & SAP is a plus).
  • COGNOS/Power BI experience required.
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting/finance required.
  • Manufacturing and or automotive experience preferred.
  • Experience with global/international manufacturing preferred.
  • Knowledge of product costing and pricing principles and methods.
  • Familiarity of cost accounting systems and techniques.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting systems: GL, A/R, A/P, budgeting and forecasting systems.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, etc.), advanced Excel experience preferred.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills preferred.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting aggressive deadlines.
  • Highly motivated and a team player.
  • Able to confidently and efficiently correspond to all levels of management.
  • Systems and data management skills required.




What does Sheppard have to offer you? 

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
  • 401k Plan with Company matching 
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Wellness Program and incentives
  • On-site Health Clinic/Healthcare
  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:
    • Company-Paid Benefits:
      • Basic Life Insurance
      • Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • Business Travel Accident Insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
      • Medical and Prescription insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
      • Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
      • Long Term Disability
      • Accident Plan
      • Critical Illness Plan
      • Hospital Indemnity Plan
      • Legal
      • Identity Theft and Fraud Protection

R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.