Cost Analyst

Recruiter
Location
Budapest,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Oct 2016
Closes
08 Jan 2017
Ref
2760626
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Cost Analyst will be a key resource in enabling the component teams to deliver global cost competitiveness and accelerate the achievement of cost out targets; will be responsible for completing detailed financial analysis on component team projects & prioritizing cut in to maximize impact. The role will require knowledge of finance, sourcing, manufacturing and program management coupled with the personality traits of a highly motivated self-starter with creative problem solving abilities.

Essential Responsibilities

• Own financial models for component teams • Global Price Variance & cut-in analysis for components
• Support analysis for weekly cost reviews

• Support cost estimators in setting standards & Cost Handbook
• Track and manage cost out initiatives
• Collect details and manage project pipeline
• Liaise/work together with Supply Chain leaders, participate in regional/global roll-ups/reviews
• Leverage Supply Chain, Accounts Payable finance experience to serve as a finance support
• Identify process improvement opportunities and support simplification efforts
• Financial management of the operation from forecasting to analysis to driving cost out initiatives
• Support monthly and quarterly closing and reporting processes, ensure accuracy of monthly/quarterly financials and timely metrics, KPI reporting and variances to plans
• Drive planning processes: use deep cost knowledge to drive accurate short and medium term forecast and drive cost out through
• Own and drive development of analytical solutions for metrics, cost and Supply Chain Sourcing activity, liaise with the Business Intelligence teams



Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Finance, or related fields from an accredited college or university • Knowledge of cost accounting

• Supply chain finance experience: Should cost analyzing
• Extensive experience in finance / accounting
• Advanced communication skills in English both verbal and written
• Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change


Desired Characteristics

• Experience in project management • Strong IM skills (especially in Cognos, BRIO, Oracle)
• Experience in accounts payable controls
• Able to adapt and drive change
• Able to work across different teams
• Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization
• Affinity to IT, automation, efficiency processes and systems