Cost Accounting Analyst

April 16 2019
Industries Consumer goods (Others)
Categories Accounting, Finance, Certification / Audit, Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis
Montreal, QC


Position Summary

Reporting to the Controller, the incumbent will be primarily involved in the cost analysis.


  • Prepare and analyze month end reports as well as the comparative to budgetary projections with the explanation of variances (efficiency, absorption, work orders, price variances).
  • Prepare ledger entries and analyze inventory balance sheet accounts.
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and monthly forecasts, revenues, costs, variances.
  • Follow the manpower plan and analyze inefficiencies and productivity.
  • Track the expenses related to warranty and obsolescence as well as the analysis of the required reserve.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly corporate reports (internal and external).
  • Participate actively in the annual review of standard costs (material, labor, and overhead).
  • Prepare and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual audit particularly for inventory and gross margin.

Job Requirements

  • University degree in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in a manufacturing company with CPA designation (CMA designation is an asset).
  • Ability to work with different teams, a strong analytical sense and autonomy.
  • Knowledge of an MRP system is a must.
  • Advanced level in Excel.
  • Database knowledge is an asset.
  • Communicates easily, both orally and in writing, in both French and English.
  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, reference verification and the background check.
  • Must have unrestricted Canadian work authorization.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We subscribe to the principle of employment equity and encourage applications from the four designated groups identified in the Employment Equity Act.

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