Cost Analyst - Leading Manufacturer - Hybrid

Alsip, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD95,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Remote working opportunities (2-3 days work from home)
  • Work from anywhere during Winter Months!

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a $500M, leading manufacturer & supplier of specialty sorbent products located in Downtown Chicago, IL. They service a wide variety of industries, ranging from pet care & animal health/nutrition to agricultural ingredients. This client is a market leader in their space and is now looking to bring another Cost Analyst to their Team!

Job Description

Cost Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the operational aspects of the cost accounting system
  • Scrutinize the financial performance of manufacturing activities, identifying deviations and initiating corrective measures to rectify adverse discrepancies in plant operations.
  • Evaluate intricate data and analytics from consolidated and comprehensive sources, ensuring their accuracy and supplying relevant information to facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Generate timely and error-free plant reports, adhering to established business and departmental standards for reporting. Ensure these reports are prepared in accordance with both internal and external guidelines and policies.
  • Unearth opportunities for enhancing cost-efficiency.
  • Input various inventory and cost-related journal entries during the monthly closing procedures in the United States.
  • Participate in the formulation of benchmarks for material, labor, and overhead costs.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Strong cost and manufacturing experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Bonus potential
  • Strong benefits
  • Hybrid schedule (2-3 days work from home) + work from anywhere during the winter months!
  • Fast growing company
  • Ample room to progress your career
  • Highly visible role, partnering with Director

Apply now and your resume will be considered within 24 hours!

Emily Considine
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Emily Considine
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Hybrid working