My client just South of Modesto, California is in the Food Production business and is urgently seeking a Senior Cost Analyst with prior experience working with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
In this role, you will be responsible for all facets of cost accounting and for providing analysis and insight of company operational and financial results. It is the key contributor to annual fiscal budget preparation and period forecasting, and to the month end and fiscal year end close processes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work with others to develop, maintain, analyze, prepare, and report cost and financial data.
- Maintain standard costs for products and cost forecasts for forward looking projections.
- Review production cost data for accuracy; working cross functionally, determine root-cause and implement solutions.
** Actively participate in Dynamics AX system implementations, upgrades and reporting improvements. Modules used will be Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AP), and General Ledger (GL).
- Perform monthly analysis on financial data to explain variances and ensure accuracy.
- Perform quarterly analytical reviews, such as standard cost review and manufacturing variances.
- Participate in month end close process and report distribution as well as in fiscal year end closing meetings.
- Working with respective department managers, obtain forecasts of projected spend for expenses and projects. Communicate to leadership and update systems accordingly.
- Working with R&D, production, and supply chain, prepare cost estimates for new products and formulations. Update tables and reports that use cost data.
Qualification Requirements and Preferences:
- 5+ years of cost accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is needed
- B.S. Degree in Business, Accounting or a related field, equivalent experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- CPA and/or Master's Degree preferred.
- Dynamics AX experience is a needed.
- Requires excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills, as well as the ability to interact and collaborate successfully with all levels and functional areas.
For further information feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'd be happy to disucss the position with you.