Lasko Products Inc., the nation's leading producer of home comfort products, has an immediate opening for a Senior Cost Analyst.
The role will analyze and report cost information to provide visibility into changes in operating costs and opportunities for cost reduction. This includes forecasting, reporting, cost analysis, setting inventory costs, supporting the month-end close process, and supporting the capital authorization request process. The role will participate in low cost provider initiatives and other projects as required.
Develop and improve processes and procedures that help build out a robust cost accounting and analysis function
Work with individuals throughout the organization in developing operating budgets.
Carry out the standard cost setting process and revaluation of inventory.
Analyze and report changes in operating costs at the Company's manufacturing and distribution facilities, both at facility and work center levels.
Create reports that allow the Operations team visibility into performance results. Support the audit and month end close process, prepare account reconciliations and audit schedules. Miscellaneous ad-hoc reporting as requested.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Individuals must possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and spreadsheet applications. 3-5 years experience in a multi-site manufacturing environment.
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
Confidentiality - Ability to maintain and secure company, department and employee information in a professional and highly ethical manner
Consensus Building - Ability to bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
Tactful - Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.