Hoover & Strong Is Looking For STARS!

Shows a positive image and attitude, Treats others with respect, Able to adapt to change, Readily accepts additional responsibilities, Shows a willingness to be a team player.

Hoover & Strong is a 107-year-old, family-owned Jewelry manufacturer and refiner.  We cater to the jewelry industry by producing over 30,000 eco-friendly and responsible Harmony jewelry products, all made in the USA.  Our products and services include jewelry, contract castings, findings, mill products, diamond services and eco-friendly metal refining.

Monday through Friday, 8:30 am 5:00 pm, Paid Holidays and Full Benefits.  A team of over 140 enthusiastic and dedicated coworkers have created a progressive, family-oriented work environment that encourages personal growth, the sharing of creative ideas and responsible practices.  Our work ethic is strong and we strive for excellence and innovation in everything that we do.  Providing high quality products and professional services is our passion and we do it all in a casual, non-corporate atmosphere with respect and appreciation for one another. Enthusiasm and excitement circulate throughout the facility and inspires our work every day. Innovation and creativeness are hard to escape in an environment where we are passionate about excelling and sharing ideas! Hoover and Strong, Inc. is simply just a great place to work!

Make a difference in YOUR life and become a part of the Hoover family!


Apply NowFinancial Analyst (Cost Modeling & Forecasting)

Position Overview: The Financial Analyst provides critical ongoing reporting and data insights to assist the Director of Finance and the Executive Leadership team in making decisions about the Company's financial status and future. This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and will work closely with the Finance and Accounting, Inventory Costing, Production, Sales and Information Systems teams. High-level analytics required to provide insights into costing and pricing information. In addition, the Financial Analyst will produce accurate and timely reporting related to operations and the company's financial performance. The successful candidate will utilize strong leadership and management skills, business acumen, and solid communication skills to become an effective partner at every level of the organization to understand business objectives and provide insightful reporting, decision support analysis, and forecasting in support of those objectives.


  • Serve as key support for forecasting, annual budget, long-term planning, and analytics for a variety of functional groups
  • Develop and manage product pricing and customer proposals process
  • Develop, deploy, and communicate on-going monitoring of relevant business metrics, across financial and non-financial areas
  • Provide timely periodic and ad hoc financial reporting results to management team, analyze and communicate variances to plans, and provide performance improvement recommendations
    Facilitate business planning efforts within assigned groups to ensure optimal implementation and on-going management of business models
  • Provide support for month-end close activities and financial reporting within established deadlines, including monthly reporting of production activities, department cost results and variance analysis
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve potential issues within tight time constraints
  • Perform industry analysis of competitors, trends and external bench marking of key operating and financial metrics
  • Create and update SOP's on Costing Procedures
  • Train Team Leads on Costing Processes
Daily (60%)
  • Prepares Daily Sales Flash Report & Cash Position Report
  • Analyze costing data and suggest appropriate pricing models that ensure profitability across products and services
Weekly (15%)
  • Maintain of Production Management Activity Report
  • Prepare, review and submit all pricing quotes 5 to 7 times per week; maintain proposal database
  • Develop and align Production Management Activity Report with internal Profit & Loss Statement
Monthly (15%)
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting and analysis
Annual (10%)
  • Responsible for reporting as required by government agencies
  • Assists with audit requests and "Prepared by Client" schedules as needed


  • Required Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited University
  • Required minimum 3 years of documented experience in Cost Allocations
  • Required minimum 3 years of documented experience in Price Modeling
  • Direct experience in cost allocations, pricing, financial modeling, forecasting and budgeting
  • Knowledge of the main components and drivers of income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows
  • Financial reporting skill sets to synthesize large amounts of data and information for presentation of resulting insights to business partners and executive leadership
  • Detail-oriented, excellent work ethic, positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects effectively in a fast-paced, rapid-change, high-energy environment
  • Demonstrated results-driven orientation
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritize workload to meet delivery deadlines and solve complex cost and pricing problems
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated solid leadership skills and the ability to think critically
  • Prior project plan & project management experience considered a plus
  • Good analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Manufacturing industry experience is helpful
Salary: up to $75,000

All candidates must pass an extensive Background Check, Credit, Criminal and Drug Screen.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance; Vision Program
  • 401K & Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off and Nine Paid Holidays
  • Free Checking through BB&T and VA Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Pre-Taxed Flex Spending Medical Program and Child Care Reimbursement
  • Cookouts, Holiday Festivities and Random Employee Appreciation Celebrations
All applicants must complete the online application. Please apply at careers.hooverandstrong.com. We cannot accept resumes without the online application. When applying, please include your salary requirements.
We are an EEO/M/F/D/V.

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