Senior Cost Analyst

  • Location
    Richburg, South Carolina
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD80000 - USD105000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

Responsibilities: As a Senior Cost Analyst, you will play a central role in operational rate development, cost planning, analysis, and month-end reporting at the Richburg, SC facility. Key responsibilities include:

  • Serving as the accounting/finance leader to facilitate decision-making processes and drive month-end close.
  • Contributing to process improvement initiatives and engaging in project-based work.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Being the primary point of contact for financial information or analysis at the facility.
  • Monitoring inventory batches and ensuring accurate accounting treatment throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Collaborating in the annual planning process for variable and fixed costs, as well as departmental expense budgets.
  • Participating in month-end closing activities.
  • Leading the annual physical inventory count and supporting the cycle count program.
  • Collaborating with plant finance teams to understand and mitigate cost variances.
  • Generating monthly financial reports and analytics for review with operations.
  • Partnering with operations to analyze, track, and report on cost-saving initiatives.
  • Calculating ROI and financial impacts for capital projects and major maintenance.
  • Conducting periodic evaluations of labor and overhead rates.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting/cost experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Previous experience with inventory transactions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting experience in a multi-location, midsize to large company.
  • Background in process manufacturing with a solid understanding of inventory transactions.
  • ERP experience in a manufacturing setting (experience with major systems is a plus).
  • SQL experience.
  • Previous project management experience.


  • Self-directed with the ability to lead and communicate across multiple functions and organizational levels.
  • Ability to explain finance/accounting concepts in layman’s terms to non-financial managers.
  • Embraces and drives 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.

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