Sr. Cost Accountant/Analyst

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
$75k-$95k D.O.Q
Oct 27, 2017
Nov 26, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Staffing Partners is looking for an experienced Cost Accountant/Business Analyst in the Twin Cities. This is a direct hire role paying $75K to $95K, D.O.Q. The right candidate will possess manufacturing costing and analysis experience. Experience with SAP is also required.  


  • Collaborate with managers to establish costing standards.
  • Maintain the integrity and image of product standard costs, updating costs as appropriate.
  • Analyze actual production cost center rates as compared with standard cost center rates. Prepare monthly variance reports of standard manufacturing costs as compared with actual. 
  • Analyze, interpret and report on material, labor, and overhead variances including purchase price, scrap, usage, and volume.
  • Prepare analysis of profitability by customer, product line, salesman, and plant.
  • Assist the plants in development of annual budgets, forecast, flash reports, and long range strategic plans. Conduct monthly financial review with the plants.
  • Promote the development of cost reduction ideas and projects.
  • Actively participate in month-end close to include inventory valuation procedures, payroll, and benefits accruals, reserve analysis, journal vouchers, and financial reporting. 
  • Work with the internal personnel in maintaining costing systems and developing enhancements of ERP System. 


  • Accounting Degree
  • CMA preferred, CPA or MBA a plus.
  • 5+ years of applicable cost accounting/business analysis experience 

Interested and qualified applicants should apply immediately either through the built in features of the Star Tribune website or by emailing your information to with Attn:  JHGCABA in the subject line.

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