Cost Analyst - FIN15884

Function: Finance
Localization: Czech Republic - Central Bohemia - Pilsen
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 4th April 2019
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Our [Division] is looking for a Cost Analyst for its [Site Type] at [Location].

The Cost Analyst role is to provide a consolidated cost (upfront, piece cost) all along the different phases of a program with high level of complexity (high sales volume, high upfront amount, international footprint,…),including acquisition phase, in line with actual product definition, and potential modifications. He belongs to the program core team. The main missions of the role are to :


§  Ensure program/acquisition costing procedures implementation and golden rules compliance

o   Estimate cost on a defined product basis (BOM or master principles), using the PG cost calculation system and database.

o   Secure utilization of official rates (for materials, plants, machines…)

§  Secure consistency between costing, product process definition and support functions inputs (purchase, ME, design, …)

§  Support, under program manager authority, the design to cost activities

o   Provide cost  monitoring & gap analysis toward targeted cost to the core team

o   Provide directionnal cost and update modification (ECM) preassessment costing on real

time basis

o   Provide Make or Buy financial analysis

o   Participate in the sourcing committee

o   Support and share with core team members impacts of their actions on the full cost (piece, upfront…) on individual & real time basis

o   Support design to cost activities & provide recommendation to improve profitability

§  Provide cost information status and follow up (monitoring, explanation)

o   Analyse & challenge cost information provided

o   Alert line manager & functionnal manager in case of discrepancies

o   Check material rates & exchange rate alignment with Budget

o   Gather and consolidate (part price/ investments/ toolings) cost data according to defined product and likely industrial path

o   Ensure cost evolution detailed follow up & tracability for piece costs & upfront

o   Support the program controller into the Business Plan updates explanations or Risks & Opportunities estimates

o   Support cost requests to internal / external (purchasing) suppliers

o   Support sales teams in the customer ECM technical description (cycle times, material consumption, labor routine, and tooling impacts,…)


§  Estimate the added value of the project using the entry datas coming from the different contributors ( PC&L, Manufacturing engineering, operations…) 

o   Estimate costs on product definition taking into account hypothesis of the budget and PMT regarding the workload of the plants.

o   Ensure that salary hypothesis and inflation are based on group rules.

o   Ensure that exchange rates used are on line with customer expectations.

The ideal candidate will have/be:     Minimum 3/5 years experience in an industrial environment including a first technical experience (production, manufacturing engineering,…)
  •      Technical knowledge in one or several products and manufacturing processes

         Ability to provide qualitative and reliable information, and to work on a project management basis

         Ability to manage uncertainty and resist to stakeholder pressure

         Demonstrated strong communication skills and autonomy

         Language Fluent GERMAN & English, French is a plus

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