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Senior Cost Analyst

Marcum Search
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Marcum Search LLC offers premier professional recruiting services. Building on Marcum Group's personalized approach to accounting and financial services, the members of our in-house recruiting team have our clients' best interests in mind. Our customized process allows us to better understand the specific needs and objectives of clients and candidates alike. Our professional recruiters recognize the importance of working closely with companies and prospective candidates to ensure the perfect match. Each member of our leadership team has senior-level, industry-specific credentials and experience. It is our mission to find the people who possess the precise skill set and qualifications that companies seek.

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Senior Cost Analyst to join their team in in Chicago or Des Plaines, Illinois.  Senior Cost Analysts are crucial members of both the finance and operations teams. They ensure proper accounting and controls execution in each of our plants and are also excellent analysts who provide insightful analysis. This role is responsible for ensuring accurate books and records, as well as identifying and implementing process and cost improvements.

Responsibilities:

  • Month end close, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and review, and reporting.
  • Partner and engage with operations management by developing reporting and providing insight and analysis. Including monthly and quarterly reporting to leadership.
  • Ensuring adherence to internal controls and SOX framework.
  • Champion continuous improvement and support our Lean journey.
  • Key player in budget process, standard costing, and variance analysis.
  • Support cycle counts and physical inventory processes.
  • Manage fixed asset and capital expenditures.
  • Ad hoc reporting and tracking of business and productivity initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Four or more years of accounting/finance experience (manufacturing a plus)
    • Standard costing and variance analysis
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with ERP systems (SAP preferred)
  • General knowledge in both GAAP and SOX
  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement and cost savings initiatives
  • Initiative, Sense of Urgency, Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Marcum Search is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Marcum Search does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.

Company Description
Marcum Search LLC is the Talent Advisory arm of the Marcum Group, providing talent solutions on a national basis. Our permanent division offers contingency, contained and retained searches, and our temporary division is available for short and long term staffing resources.

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Marcum Search provides senior level Talent Advisory services.

Marcum Search LLC is the Talent Advisory arm of the Marcum Group, providing talent solutions on a national basis. Our permanent division offers contingency, contained and retained searches, and our temporary division is available for short and long term staffing resources.

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Chicago, IL
USA

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Finance and Insurance

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