The Cost Analyst position functions as a strategic business partner with plant and financial management. They perform variance analysis between actual and standard costs to assist management in decision making or other financial initiatives. Monitors, analyzes, and reports on inventory valuation, production, and various other costs, as well as provide productivity analysis. This position will work closely with the Plant Controller.
SOME ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Ensure accuracy of the physical inventory and reported results. Investigate and explain book to physical adjustments.
Ensure timely and accurate input of bill of materials and price code changes.
Ensure bill of material and costing accurately reflect production operations.
Analyze potential excess and obsolete inventory items monthly.
Work with the plant management team to identify and implement cost savings.
Complete pricing analysis for new models and options.
Assure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Policies. Resolve questions of GAAP and internal controls with corporate financial management.
Assist in the completion of special projects.
Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
Preferred Four-year degree in accounting or finance.
Prior cost analyst experience in a manufacturing environment a huge plus!
Must have great communication skills.
Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Great attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Motivated and self-starter.
Willing to learn, hard-working, determined and assertive.
Experience with Oracle ERP systems a plus
All candidates must pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen and COVID-19 test prior to joining Clayton. Candidates must submit salary expectations as part of the application process to be considered.