Kforce Plant Cost Analyst in St. Peters, Missouri

Kforce's client is looking for a Plant Cost Analyst to join their team in St. Peters, Missouri (MO). The right candidate will assist the Plant Controller with the financial reporting for all operations of facility which include establishing standard costs for all finished goods and budget preparation and analysis to support achievement of Cost objectives.Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for financial input and preparation of cost estimates on new products as requested from the Project Management team

Financial reporting for all operations of manufacturing plant including:

  • Updating monthly operations package with actual results

  • Assisting in preparation and submission of the monthly LV

  • Preparing and inputting all monthly journal entries

  • Analyzing and reporting all manufacturing variances, i.e. Labor, Waste & Scrap, etc.

  • Responsible for all account reconciliation related to the plant

  • Supporting Plant Controller and management team in achieving fixed overhead goals through detailed departmental reporting and analysis

Assist in establishing standard costs for all finished goods produced at the plant including:

  • Coordinate and assimilate all standard cost data on a timely basis

  • Maintain all costing data in the JDE Manufacturing system, including labor, variable overhead, fixed overhead, etc.

  • Participate in review of Bills of Material

  • Review item master data

Assist with annual Budget preparation and analysis including:

  • Develop finished goods standard costs for Budget year

  • Analyze cost changes and report to Marketing Finance and Plant Management

  • Prepare Budget operations package and related financial analyses for plant management

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, cost accounting a plus (GPA above 3.5)

  • 3 - 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment

  • JDE ERP experience preferable - JDE SAP experience would be an advantage

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years