Cost Analyst

Job Description

Our client, a leading supplier of finishing technologies for various industries, is hiring a Cost Analyst for its location 20 miles south of Charlotte, NC. The Cost Analyst provides manufacturing cost and inventory information for monthly and quarterly closings for the manufacturing facility and maintains the costs for all products in inventory and/or sold. Also responsible for all cost accounting functions and supports the manufacturing departments. Develops and maintains costing and inventory accounting procedures to provide accurate product costs and inventory valuations. Specific responsibilities are to maintain and monitor the company’s costing system; support business managers by calculating product cost analyses when required; calculate and maintain inter-company price list; prepare month end journals, analyses, investigations into items such as PPV, manufacturing variances, scrap, aged inventory; work with manufacturing, purchasing, and management to produce annual cost of sales budgets; direct and report on physical inventory or cycle counts at all locations; support accounting and management with analyses, investigations, procedures and reports related to manufacturing cost and inventories; assist the Financial Analysis Supervisor with sales and margin analyses that are provided to management and sales departments; provide back-up to the Financial Analysis Supervisor in regard to BW and other reporting, and analysis and perform other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

          Bachelor’s degree in Accounting , Finance or Business Administration

          Minimum 3 years experience as a financial analyst, cost analyst, staff or cost accountant with some experience in a manufacturing environment

          Familiarity with the close and reporting process

          Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications, primarily Excel (VLookup, pivot tables and macros)

          Highly analytical, self starter and able to work with minimal supervision

          ERP and experience in using tools such as BW, Cognos or Hyperion is preferred

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $60,000.00 - $61,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 3 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Yes
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 1431
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Cost Analyst

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