Financial & Inventory Cost Analyst

US-NC-Charlotte
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1314
Type
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Financial & Inventory Cost Analyst will understand accounting, general ledger and financial modeling/forecasting. This role provides cost analysis results to assist management in decision making or other financial initiatives. Performs variance analysis between actual and standard costs. Monitors, analyzes, and reports on inventory valuation, production, and various other costs.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Month end close process including posting journal entries and reconciling product costing sub ledger to general ledger
  • Manage Inventory reserve calculation, forecasting of potential reserve impacts and overall inventory analysis
  • Work in a collaborative environment with the Manager of FP&A and/or Sales Analyst to ensure costing information and margins are accurately forecasted
  • Model impact of price changes on product mix in close alignment with Sales Analyst and FP&A Manager
  • Analyze sales and costing data to determine margin and impact of price changes On-going monitoring of unit of measures and associated costs to ensure new SKUs are properly costed
  • Develop and distribute month end reporting including inventory levels, inventory grade status and margin analysis
  • Liaise with supply chain team and sales channel managers to forecast inventory levels and usage
  • Ad hoc financial modeling related to sales, costing, gross margin and product mix

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Three (3) plus years of accounting and/or financial costing/analysis experience
  • CPA or other similar certification preferred

Skills / Competencies

  • Must have a cost systems background with excellent analytical and modeling skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
  • Expertise in cost and profitability analysis using offline modeling tools; Exceptional MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills including usage of pivot tables and look-ups
  • High attention to detail with the ability to multi task in a high demand environment
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience with Oracle preferred

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