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Financial Cost Analyst

Company: Axios Professional Recruitment
Location: Holland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Axios Professional Recruitment is partnered with a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. Located in Holland, our client is actively searching to hire a qualified Financial Cost Analyst. The ideal candidate will have previous cost accounting experience, be a dynamic financial professional, a background in manufacturing or industrial settings, and more. The Financial Cost Analyst will support the operations of the facility as well as other financial analyses and product costing activities. As a specialized financial lead, responsibilities will entail tracking performance against forecasted data, monitoring market trends, and providing decision support to management via accurate reporting and analysis to drive improved performance, efficiency and profitability. Financial Cost Analyst Benefits: $75,000 --- 85,000 annual salary Monthly incentivized bonus program Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Paid Time Off Paid holidays Retirement Savings Account with employer match Life Insurance Wellness Program A team-oriented, positive work environment Financial Cost Analyst Responsibilities: Produce monthly reports, which include key performance metrics, historical sales trends and job cost performance. Evaluation of profitability on accounts by analyzing rates against operational cost to drive efficiencies. Support various pricing initiatives and quoting model for build to print work. Provide various reporting and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and project support to management. Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, capital expenditures, product and customer trends. Develop and monitor cost center/departmental budgets, helping operations keep track of actual spending and stay within budget. Conduct month-end close duties as assigned. Identify and support continuous improvement initiatives leveraging automation. Assisting in compiling and providing information to internal and external auditors. Financial Cost Analyst Qualifications : To be considered for the Financial Cost Analyst position, applicants should: Bachelor---s degree in a business, financial or related field or equivalent work experience. (Finance/Accounting degree and/or MBA preferred). 2-4 years of experience in analysis or accounting function, preferably in a manufacturing environment. Previous cost experience helpful. Solid understanding of accepted accounting principles and financial statements. Ability to communicate and collaborate with peers to complete projects. Ability to anticipate accounting, financial reporting, and operational issues. Team player with ability to work independently while maintaining highest standards, attention to detail, and sound judgment. Strong analytical & problem-solving skills. Ability to retrieve and extract data from unstructured data sources to compile and synthesize key data. Ability to efficiently develop thorough and intuitive analyses, and draw and communicate reasonable, accurate, and defendable conclusions. Ability to support other members of the Finance team and other departments as needed. A strong ability to work independently, ask informative questions and to seek guidance as needed. High proficiency in ERP System and Microsoft Excel is required. Axios Professional Recruitment - an entirely employee-owned company - is the largest independent employer in West Michigan. Our mission is to match people with meaningful, long-lasting, and enjoyable careers, not just a job. Since 1988, we've helped match over 300,000 people just like you with top employers across West Michigan. Good luck, we look forward to reviewing your application - Your friends at Axios Professional Recruitment

Keywords: Axios Professional Recruitment, Grand Rapids , Financial Cost Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Holland, Michigan

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