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Job Summary

We are looking for a cost analyst to help us audit our expenses and find ways to make our operations more cost-efficient.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

You’ll be the go-to person for cost analysis and you’ll get to prepare reports to help management make better decisions. To do this job well, we’d like you to be well-versed in data and financial analysis, and have strong attention to detail.
Ultimately, your job will be an integral part of our efforts to ensure profitability and business success.

Responsibilities
•    Gather and analyze financial data
•    Determine standard costs and investigate variances with actual costs
•    Prepare detailed reports, both periodically and ad-hoc
•    Help management make important decisions based on costs and benefits (e.g. investments, market growth, pricing changes)
•    Create and manage budgets, and monitor spending
•    Conduct audits on financial processes and transactions
•    Monitor changes in processes or methods to calculate effects on overall costs
•    Estimate product costs for existing and new products
•    Forecast and analyze costs of processes, labor and inventory
•    Suggest cost-reducing or profitable solutions
•    Conduct market research to support future business planning

Requirements
•    Proven experience as a cost analyst, cost specialist or similar role
•    Experience in data, operational and financial analysis
•    Knowledge of accounting processes and software
•    Strong analytical skills
•    A business acumen
•    Great attention to detail
•    Good communication aptitude
•    Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar field; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

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