Senior Cost Analyst

  • Location
    Woodland Hills, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Senior Cost Analyst

Parker + Lynch has partnered with an international cosmetics company to hire a Senior Cost Analyst at their US headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The company is expanding heavily into next year and needs an analyst to work with new products to determine pricing. This is a high exposure position and will report into the VP of Finance who is looking for someone promotable, capable, and ready for a challenge. 


The Senior Cost Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Pricing - develop new business quotes and proposals for clients
  • Analysis - variances, cost of sales and gross margin, and standard vs current cost
  • Cost - monitor standard costs, sales quotes, actual costs, and direct labor performance
  • Inventory - run reports, monitor issuance of materials

The international cosmetics company is looking for:

  • Degree - Bachelors in Accounting/Finance/Business
  • Experience - 3+ years of cost accounting 
  • Software - strong Excel Skills ( Vlookup, Pivot Table) to perform analysis
  • Soft Skills - collaborate with leadership on pricing


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