Cost Analyst


Salary:

$60000 - 71500/year

Location:

LAFAYETTE, IN

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

01400-0010662189

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Our client is hiring a cost analyst for a newly created product division. Exciting opportunity to join a new product division with an international company. Build strong partnerships within finance and operations to ensure timely and accurate cost data, including related product cost analysis and inventory account reconciliations.
Identify and support continual process and procedure improvements.
Partner with Plant Controllers to build a customer profitability model.
Assist with the budgeting and forecasting process. Make recommendations on level of detail in each process.
Validate and ensure the accuracy related to bill of materials for cost forecasting and maintenance.
Analyze production variances, including fluctuations between forecast and actual, with understanding, explanation, and resolution of same.
Identify and partner on cost optimization strategies.
Build ad hoc analysis and communication for strategic Operations or Finance initiatives.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume in Word format to [email protected]
Requirements
BS/BA in Finance, MBA or advanced degree in accounting or finance a plus.
Minimum 3 of product cost or financial analysis in a manufacturing environment.
Understanding of manufacturing operations, inventory and cost accounting.
Experience with manufacturing ERP systems.
Expert analytical skills and financial modeling techniques, with ability to build and convey business insight.
Ability to multi-task, work independently and in teams to identify and tackle problems enthusiastically and clearly identify key issues of importance for team resolution.
You must possess strong interpersonal and communication, written and verbal, skills, including bridging communication between operations and finance community.
Proficiency in MS Office, excel, SAP and or other data analytics software.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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