Cost Analyst

  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Bakkavor USA is a private label fresh prepared food manufacturer. We are on a mission to disrupt the eating habits of US consumers and want you to join us! Our business is complex with hundreds of raw materials and finished products. Cost standards are fundamental to financial performance. We are looking for an experienced Cost Analyst to be responsible for the standardization of costings across our five US businesses enabling us to find opportunity to re-invest to our people and processes.

The successful candidate will be responsible of rolling the standard costs and analyzing performance to set rates moving forward and forecast more accurately. This is a truly unique position, working multi-functional and across geographies. This role also encompasses ad hoc projects working with IT and site operations to implement new processes and continuously improve our model.

The successful candidate will already be working in manufacturing with a costing background. You don't need food but you do need a standard cost background. You will be analytical with the ability to review large sets of data to identify trends and opportunities. You will be an effective communicator, able to pivot between site, corporate, product and data. You will have a flair for projects and be a completer finisher. Our business is fast paced and responsive, so you must be comfortable in ambiguity.

The Cost Analyst is a member of the US Central Finance Team. This position is responsible for the preparation and review of product costings and cost analysis work to aid business understanding and decision-making. This work will be around current and past performance as well as future state estimates with the best information available.

The Cost Analyst will work with the site cost accountants, development teams, sales teams to collaborate data for accuracy and consistency in our analysis and reporting. The position will add value by making suggestions for improvements to processes and updates for actual performance.

The Cost Analyst will be part of the Bakkavor Group Finance function and will assist with the development and co-ordination of Bakkavor Group Finance Initiatives.

The fresh prepared food industry is fast growing, fast paced and dynamic industry. We offer lots of autonomy in role, continuous learning and growth and opportunities for career progression.