Cost Analyst in Youngstown, OH at Exal Corporation

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Cost Analyst serves as a business support position to the plant and financial management team. The position assists in effectively managing and controlling the local business and is responsible for plant level costs and control. The position supports month-end close and special projects as requested and works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform department(s) on cost divers and variances.

Job Duties:

  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against Standard/Budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed.
  • Work with the finance department to implement and apply cost accounting policies and procedures as they are derived.
  • Support the finance team efforts for implementing and maintaining internal controls at the plant for operations, sales and finance.
  • Aide in the development of new labor and overhead rates, budget, and forecasts.
  • Prepare and compile forecasts and budgets.
  • Perform ad hoc product/plant cost analysis to support the operations.
  • Ensures assignments meet established standards and deadlines.
  • Process requests from various functional areas and provide meaningful output.
  • Calculate and understand Customer and Product Profitability and OEE.
  • Perform all other job duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

 Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a cost accounting position in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Microsoft BI is a plus.
  • Proven record with analyzing data and finding root causes.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to read, write and communicate fluently in English.


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