Production Cost & Process Analyst         

Department: Accounting

Reports to: VP of Finance

Salary range: $100-110k annually

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

This position reports directly to the VP of Finance and is responsible for working with production & various key support departments to reduce overall costs related to manufacturing of goods sold.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify the largest cost reduction opportunities by working closely with production staff to further understand related processes.
  • Partner with Processing Director to track key performance indicators that measure profitability of various production activities
  • Utilize and improve current reporting tools which relay relevant cost information to production supervision and senior management.
  • Work with operations and other departments within the company to execute & measure approved process improvements.
  • Work with Sales Team on pricing new products and customers. Review P&L accounts for Cost of Goods Sold to identify variances between current year, previous year, and forecast.
  • Report on weekly and monthly performance for production yields, direct labor & inbound freight. Be able to review underlying data to determine causes for weekly fluctuations in these numbers.
  • Develop annual budget for Cost of Goods sold based on sales forecast approved by management.
  • Report cost data on raw commodities to certain customers. Handle certain communications with governmental entities.
  • Assist and support other areas of Accounting when needed
  • Other duties assigned by senior management with or without accommodations.

Qualifications

  • Licensed South Carolina CPA, required
  • 5+ years in Cost Accounting, preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in Manufacturing ERP Systems
  •  Basic knowledge of Kaizen or Lean Manufacturing Principles Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to set goals, multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines, with minimal direction

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