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Cost Analyst

Company: Florida's Natural
Location: Lake Wales
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Cost Analyst 22-192

Rate: Salaried

Department: FINANCE

Academic Qualifications Required

  • Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.

    Experience Required

    • Minimum of 2 years, preferably 5 years, of analytical experience; accounting or finance experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel including vlookups and pivot tables.


      • Strong analytical abilities with ability to learn new tools and implement improved processes.
      • Ability to work with and support matrixed team.

        Essential Job Functions

        • Partner with operations and finance to understand and analyze product costs including separation and understanding of fixed and variable portions of labor and overhead costs.
        • Work with sales finance to determine current costing of items and be able to provide recommendations on savings opportunities to help win additional business.
        • Develop and track operational KPI's with a focus on variance analysis and ability to increase understanding throughout the business.
        • Help to create and maintain inventory reporting including accuracy of quantities and locations.
        • Troubleshoot and correct accuracy issues and assist in root cause analysis to improve future state process.
        • Provide needed support for inventory reconciliations and validation including audits.
        • Prepare analysis and recommendations on process improvements both in operational and inventory management areas.
        • Support standard cost update and validation to accurately allocate material, labor, and overhead costs to their associated products.
        • Document processes and develop SOP's for costing and inventory training and personnel onboarding.
        • Prepare month end journal entries and reconciliations for cost and inventory.
        • Ad Hoc analysis creation and review with recommendations and context to explain current state situation and optimized future state.

          Additional Job Duties

          • Must interact cordially with other team members.
          • Regular attendance required. Perform other duties assigned.

Keywords: Florida's Natural, Lakeland , Cost Analyst, Professions , Lake Wales, Florida

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