Business/Cost Analyst

Vermillion, South Dakota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 700,000 per year
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Troy Thoms, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is looking for a well-qualified Business/Cost Analyst to work with a local company. The Business/Cost Analyst is responsible for providing the analysis and reporting structure of real-time industry and customer information to facilitate making strategically accurate decisions to drive market share, communicate competitive advantages, and optimize sales, marketing and product directions. Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years' experience.

All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Direct Hire Opportunity
Salary $50-70k/year DOE

- Planning, studying and collecting data to determine costs of company manufactured projects
- On-going analysis of process constraints, target costing projects and margin analysis
- Prepare cost standards for steel/labor/components of company manufactured projects
- Analyze data collected and record results - Utilize MRP system ( global shop) for information
- Monitor project cost variances
- Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare monthly (at a minimum) reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
- Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of projects
- Analyze business financial modeling & potential new company ventures
- Calculate & analyze overhead rates by specified company areas
- Assist in month-end close of general ledger as needed
- Other duties as assigned

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Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Bachelor's degree in Business (Accounting preferred)
-2 years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment preferred
-Must have a strong cost systems and financial modeling background and have excellent analytical skills
-Excellent communication skills
-Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
-Excellent organizational skills


1-4 years

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To be considered, please apply online at or if you have questions you can reach out to Troy Thoms at 605-610-3204

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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