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Senior Plant Cost Analyst

Richburg, SC 29729

Job Function: Accounting/Auditing Job Number: 402652

Job Description

JSG is seeking to hire a Sr. Cost Analyst to support the Richburg Production Facility in the Specialty Materials business unit. This position will be based in Richburg, SC

 As a Sr. Cost Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting in the subject areas of operational rate development & maintenance, cost planning, analysis, month-end reporting and inventory transactions at the Richburg, SC facility. This role's primary focus is to be the accounting/finance leader for the facility to help and support in decisions being made as well as driving month end close. This position will also be involved in process improvement and project-based work.

Candidate must be able to work independently with minimal oversight in a matrixed environment and possess a strong continuous improvement mindset.

  Other Responsibilities
  • Be the main point of contact at the facility for any financial information or analysis that is required.
  • Monitor inventory batches and resolve any variances as they progress through the facility ensuring the proper accounting treatment of inventory through the manufacturing process.
  • Assist in the annual planning process for variable and fixed costs as well as the department expense budgets.
  • Assist with month-end closing activities
  • Site lead for annual physical inventory count and provide support for cycle count program
  • Work with plant finance people to understand cost variances and work toward driving total cost down.
  • Generate monthly financial reporting and analytics to be reviewed with operations
  • Partner with operations to analyze, track and report cost saving initiatives
  • Calculate ROI and financial impacts for capital projects and major maintenance
  • Perform periodic evaluations of labor and overhead rates

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 3 years of accounting/cost experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Previous experience with inventory transactions

Preferred Qualifications
  • Accounting experience for a multi-location, midsize to large company
  • Background in process manufacturing Understanding of inventory transactions
  • ERP experience in a manufacturing setting (Oracle experience a plus)
  • SQL experience
  • Previous project management experience

  • Self-directed with ability to lead and communicate across multiple functions and levels of the organization
  • Ability to explain finance/accounting concepts in layman terms to non-financial managers
  • Ability to embrace and drive change
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to manage multiple assignments with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Inventory reserves
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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