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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:44 PM

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We are looking to fill a full time Cost Analyst position with an automotive supplier located in the area of Elizabethtown, KY.
:4 year financial degree.
:3 to 5 years of cost analyst / accounting experience with an automotive supplier manufacturer.
:Must be very analytical, expert use of MS Excel and have strong cost accounting background
Salary range: 60k to 75k per year
No Visas, sponsorships or student visas of any kind accepted.
This position is responsible for compiling financial analysis, including cost estimating and profit tracking. The Cost Accountant is also responsible for ensuring common costing methods and standards. Plant cost accuracy including purchased material, process costs during RFQ process, and cost comparisons between plants is also required. Works closely with Plant Controller and Plant Engineers.
* Completes RFQs including Engineering Design and Manufacturing changes for external customers.
* Works with plant personnel to track profit of selected programs and analyzes profit deltas.
* Supports internal Program Management team on process / design changes by calculating and analyzing cost.
* Works with plant personnel to complete financial analysis for various manufacturing investment scenarios, including comparison between different machines, equipment, and processing.
* Works with plant personnel to spot:check cost accuracy.
* Works with a cross:functional team (Program Management, Finance, Purchasing, Design and Manufacturing) to analyze costs of Purchasing, Design and Manufacturing and define recovery activities. Provides recommendations to the Manufacturing Planning Committee (MPC) and plant personnel.
* Works with plant personnel to ensure common cost estimating methods and standards. Will also complete cost estimating studies.
* Works with Manufacturing Planning Committee (MPC) and plant personnel to complete financial analysis for various manufacturing scenarios, including site selection for new products, transfer of production between plants, make versus buy components, and capital investment.
Education and/or Experience (minimum required for the position)
Bachelors Degree (B.A) in Finance or Accounting and a minimum of five years of accounting or financial analysis experience including cost accounting and controlling in a manufacturing environment or equivalent commensurate experience.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
* Diverse accounting and financial skills, ability to perform in areas of accounting outside of cost accounting.
* Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with program management, sales, engineering, plant executives, and finance professionals.
* Ability to manage and prioritize conflicting demands with a strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
* Ability to be extremely organized, results driven, with the ability to handle diverse assignments concurrently.
* Strategic thinker with strong analytical/problem solving skills.
* Strong computer skills including MS Office, Microsoft Project, and Lotus Notes or Outlook.
* Ability to exercise independent judgment to perform essential duties.
* Ability to develop instructions and guidelines to perform functions of the job when necessary.
* Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills with the ability to present information internally.
If you have this type of background please send your resume for consideration.


• Location: Cincinnati

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