Senior Cost Analyst to 80K+

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Company Name 458
Location Allentown/Bethlehem, United States
Date Posted August 11, 2017
Category COST
Job Type Direct Hire


The Senior Cost Analyst will focus exclusively on project cost performance to provide visibility and root cause level understanding of variances from budget.

Develop thorough understanding of project material and labor budgets
Monitor project purchasing activities and test material forecast cost accuracy
Confirm project inventory with bill of material demand
Identify and report material price variances from budget
Monitor the cost and inventory impact of ECN –(Engineering Change Notices)
Tracks ECN activity
Monitor labor hours and test hours forecast accuracy
Provide project cost analysis reports to reveal variances and root causes
Develop project performance reporting to alert management of variance trends
Routine evaluation project forecasts and recommend changes

Reports to Controller
Support project managers with cost performance reports and forecast recommendations
Assist project managers in preparation for project review meeting
Collaborate with supply chain to understand material costs and trends
Collaborate with manufacturing planning to quantify impact of schedule changes

BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
3-5 years’ experience in cost accounting
Project accounting background a plus
Ability to effectively communicate with senior managers
Analytical skills
Experience with ERP system (Syteline a plus)
Advanced Power Point / Excel skills a plus
A track record of transforming data into relevant information