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Sr. Cost Analyst - Morgantown, PA

Company: Morgan Truck Body
Location: Exton
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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POSITION SUMMARY:The Senior Cost Analyst will finance support for manufacturing and service operations. This role will ensure that transactions are timely and properly recorded, analyze variances and highlight issues for management action. The position will be responsible for plant-level control, including manufacturing accounting, work-order review, and cost analysis. The Senior Cost Analyst will support month-end close and special projects as requested. This position will work closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform department(s) on cost drivers and variances.

  • Compare work-order materials against standards to verify activity and coordinate BOM changes where required
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs against standard/budget; research and explain variances; report this information as required; highlight issues for management actions
  • Review management accounting activity to ensure compliance finance policies and procedures
  • Prepare, review and provide analytical analysis on management reporting
  • Support Controller's efforts for implementing and maintaining internal controls
  • Participate in budget development, physical inventories, and other plant activities
  • Perform ad-hoc product/plant cost analysis to support the operations
  • Travel to the plants as necessary to train on processes and audit physical inventories (particularly during fourth quarter)EXPERTISE REQUIRED/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 3-5 years in a manufacturing accounting position
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration, preferred
    • Ability to support a cross-functional plant management team
    • Proven ability to prioritize objectives and duties
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Sound planning and organizational skills
    • High level of proficiency using PC spreadsheets (Excel preferred)
    • Willingness to travel up to 15%KEY COMPETENCIES:Competency Title
      Competency Definition
      Leadership Competencies
      Expresses oneself effectively both orally and in written form. Communicate plans and activities in a manner that supports strategies for employee involvement. Actively listens to others.

      Creative Problem Solving
      Identifies and collects information relevant to the problem. Uses brainstorming techniques to create a variety of choices. Selects the best course of action by identifying all the alternatives and then makes a logical assumption.

      Influencing Others
      Persuades others; builds consensus through give and take; gains cooperation from others to obtain information and accomplish goals.

      Management Competencies
      Decision Making
      Makes timely decisions with well-developed judgment, while considering alternatives, risks. and other critical decision factors.

      Interpersonal Skills
      Uses Emotional Intelligence to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself and of others. Treats others with respect, trust, and dignity. Works well with others by being considerate of the needs and feelings of each individual. Promotes a productive culture by valuing individuals and their contributions.

      Business Acumen Competencies
      Critical Thinking
      Able to think analytically and apply a process of problem identification, solution development and implementation.

      Technical Competencies
      Financial Analysis
      Proven knowledge and understanding of strategic planning, budgeting and updated forecasts.
      CODE OF ETHICS:Morgan requires the highest standard of ethics in all business dealings, in particular with customers, suppliers, advisors, employees and authorities. TheSenior Cost Analyst shall actively ensure that his/her own activities and those of all employees within the project meet this obligation. Morgan's critical standards and procedures related to expected conduct are detailed on the company website. The Senior Cost Analyst is expected to be familiar with these policies and ensure that they are implemented in all areas of control.
      SAFETY:Safety is paramount on any Morgan operation. The Senior Cost Analyst is expected to be familiar with the company's safety program and enforce the safety policy always. Never walk past an unsafe act.
      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required.The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

      J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. provides equalemployment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment andprohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, orany other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
      This policy applies to all terms and conditions ofemployment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Morgan Truck Body, Wilmington , Sr. Cost Analyst - Morgantown, PA, Professions , Exton, Delaware

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