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Cost Manager

Location: Berea, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0015315
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2023
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

General Summary:

Hitachi Astemo’s Cost Management department is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Senior Cost Analyst/Manger.  This person will be a self-starter who takes the initiative to improve their own skills and the organization. 

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide financial support to the business unit leaders. This will require analysis and leadership to the cost management team across the Americas Region and focus on data reporting/transparency, efficiency, and cost controls.

This position will report to the director of Cost Management group and will work with multiple levels of the organization to provide analysis and planning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Profit by Product Report & Analysis Management:
    • Ability to manage multiple sites and product P&L’s.
    • Develop and prepare monthly reporting for financial data users.
    • Analyze prior results and work with business unit teams to create accurate monthly forecasts.
    • Support internal review meetings by presenting monthly results and forecasts to business unit teams.
    • Create gap analysis to measure actual performance against budget and forecasts.
  • Budget Planning and Analysis:
    • Lead the preparation and review of the annual operating budget, including supporting Finance & Accounting and Operations Departments with a focus on target setting.
  • Support the implementation of a new ERP & Financial Reporting system/software, as needed.
  • Strong participation and support of Cross Function Teams.
  • Assist with other projects as needed.

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate or above), especially Excel.
  • Progressive experience in Corporate or Manufacturing Accounting or equivalent.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts and recommendations to customers and all levels of management.
  • Advanced level proficiency in knowledge of cost accounting and cost management (examples include standard costing, production productivity, forecasting, gap analysis).
  • Budget management experience.
  • Prior experience with analytical tools.
  • ERP implementation / transition experience.

Additionally, the ability to work independently with minimal direction is required as are strong verbal and written communication skills. 

Education:  Possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

Experience:  5-7 years’ experience in accounting and finance field

Job level determined by various factors such as organization size, responsibility, career stage, and capabilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Will be managing a team of Cost Management Group

Working conditions:

Physical Demands: Required to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Travel: Domestic and international travel may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to am- [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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