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Costing Analyst

Job Description

The
Senior Financial Analyst will assist the Plant Controller in all area of
costs and budgets through the review of operations and the criteria used for
developing cost standards and expense budgets to establish an acceptable base
for measuring product cost, expense control, and Plant performance.

 

Essential Duties and
Responsibilities:

 

  • Working with Central Costing Accounting and
    Materials, develop and load annually material and
    freight standard costs into MFG Pro system. 
  • Develop Burden and Overhead rates annually
    for facility. 
  • Review all BOM audits, make necessary
    changes. 
  • Instruct Materials on error and
    changes. 
  • Review labor routes, cost new parts, make
    sure BOM op levels and labor routes match. 
  • Analyze standard costs on periodic basis
    and review variances including preparation of monthly volume/mix/price
    variance and OPS and CCAIF bridges.  
  • Review and approve savings in Six Sigma
    Trac & support Continuous Improvement projects. 
  • From time to time, will review plant
    procedures to determine cost saving effectiveness of meeting plant goals
    (tell CI about route differentials, heads and run rates). 
  • Act as BOS & SOX internal auditor and
    coordinator for the department.  Review all transactions associated
    with inventory (scrap, cycle counting, and obsolete). 
  • Coordinate with Central Commercial Finance
    to processes retro-billing as deemed necessary. 
  • Processes tasks associated with Accounts
    Receivables including reconciliation’s and applying cash deposits. 
    Prepare profit plans and forecasts by analyzing financial data, and advise
    management of the monthly performance. 
  • Prepare appropriation requests and the
    justification of same for capital expenditures to insure that the funds
    are being requested in accordance with the Corporate guidelines. 
  • Prepare and distribute monthly actual vs
    budget report to departmental managers and review large variance with
    departmental managers and the Plant Controller. 
  • Assists in processing accounts
    payable. 
  • Insure proper account distribution for work
    orders submitted through observation and review of work orders and the
    project status report.  
  • Review return material to suppliers and
    reconcile with IRIS.  
  • Responsible for monthly freight
    reconciliation between projected freight costs and freight payments to
    ensure sufficient freight accrued. 
  • Directs quarterly physical inventories with
    Materials; run reports; freeze system.
  • Explains book to physical differences and
    establishes procedures to eliminate inventory variances. 
  • Account Reconciliations. 
  • Analyze balance sheet – make
    recommendations. 
  • Assist Controller in balance sheet audits
    and internal audits. 
  • Review all Pro-Card (credit card)
    reconciliations. 
  • Review Platforms/Sales for
    discrepancies. 
  • Analyze all construction-in-progress (CIP)
    projects, make sure all costs spent, billed, posted. 
  • Roll CIP to fixed assets. 
  • Assist in Fixed Asset Audit. 
  • Record all asset transfers and
    disposals. 
  • Open PO analysis, assist MRO buyer with
    invoice approvals, work with vendors on a/p issues Review a/p GRIR (Goods
    Received awaiting Invoice Receipt) and make necessary write offs. 
  • Payroll reconciliations, analysis, and
    general ledger postings. 
  • Coordinate with Launch Manager on launch,
    costs, BOM preparation, routes analysis, expenditures.

Your Qualifications

Education / Experience /
Skills:

 

  • Bachelors Degree with major in
    accounting or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years in automotive
    plant-level manufacturing accounting areas described above.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of
    cost accounting
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and
    other MS Office tools is required. 
  • Knowledge of SAP and QAD
    MFG/Pro preferred.
  • Sarbane-Oxley experience a
    plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
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Published: 02/12/2018
Job Field: Finance & Accounting
Location:
REQ. NO.: 18000416
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