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About the role:

BURN is looking for a Cost Accountant who will work closely with the Finance Team, Commercial team, and any other management team to analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators relating to financial metrics like sales, profit margin, and inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as “Business Partner” between Corporate Finance, the Product Creation teams, Corporate Manufacturing groups, and sales teams by establishing strong working relationships.
  • Analyze the trends of Key Performance Indicators (KPI), especially those relating to financial metrics such as sales, expenditures, profit margin, delinquency, collections, inventory days, etc.
  • Preparation & Monitoring of unit Economics and calculation of the cost variance.
  • Monitor the commercial team’s KPI and identify the cause of any unexpected variances.
  • Determine standard costs and investigate variances with actual costs.
  • Estimate product costs for existing and new products.
  • Preparing cost of goods sold and production reports.
  • Prepare detailed reports, both periodically and ad-hoc for the full life cycle of the products.
  • Suggest cost-reducing or profitable solutions.
  • Divisional Profitability Reporting – Provide visibility to divisional contribution to overall company profitability.
  • Product Line Profitability, Reporting & Analysis – Create accessible profitability reporting.
  • Prepare monthly operations variance analysis report, for all relevant cost lines.

Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting; or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/MBA.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized, ability to think creatively, and self-motivated.
  • 3+ years’ experience as of Sales & Cost analyst.
  • Proven experience as a cost analyst, cost specialist, or similar role.
  • Strong analytical skills & familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Excellent communication & Outstanding organizational skills
  • Experience in data, operational and financial analysis
  • Strong technology expertise, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

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