• Cost Analyst 2

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    Hours From
    8:30 AM
    Days Worked
    Hours To
    5:00 PM
  • Overview

    Looking for a new exciting career opportunity?  Then imagine being part of a company like Ricoh Electronics, Inc (REI) with a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement, and steady company growth.  Imagine working for a leading manufacturer as REI with advanced office automation equipment including digital copiers, thermal media label stocks, and toner products.  Imagine growing with the global Ricoh network of 105,000 employees in approximately 200 countries, with $18 billion in annual sales.  REI is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., with an enviable corporate social responsibility performance record, business practices that produces cost effective quality products for its customers on a timely basis.  


    REI is seeking a talented Cost Analyst 2 to join REI’s IMS Accounting team located in our Lawrenceville, GA campus In this vital role you will be performing routine to moderately complex business and/or cost analyses of assigned Group's business operations and along with recommending cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.

    Responsibilities include


    Cost Analyst 2 - Essential Functions:

    • Monitors, analyzes, and evaluates assigned Group's operating results and financial performance.
    • Reviews and compares assigned Group's operating profit and loss results to established plans, standard costs, and previous actuals.
    • Identifies and investigates factors contributing to variances.
    • Prepares routine to moderately complex analyses to determine standard costing of materials, direct labor, and direct expenses.
    • Collects, compiles information, and prepares routine to moderately complex reports on assigned Group's operational results, profit and loss performance, and achievement of strategic management objectives.
    • Reviews sales, cost of sales, expenses, and inventory transactions. 
    • Identifies, researches, resolves discrepancies, and prepares correcting journal entries.
    • Participates in month-end closing by preparing journal entries including accruals.
    • Participates in periodic Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and KPMG audits.
    • Interfaces with auditors and provide required documentation and analysis as required.
    • May perform test documentation for the respective internal sub-process controls.
    • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instruction on new projects or assignments.
    • Daily interaction with internal management and staff in corporate accounting and strategy as well as production control and warehouse in the assigned Group.
    • Interaction normally involves exchanging information and giving guidance and direction on cost accounting procedures.
    • Works on routine to moderately complex issues of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. 
    • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. 
    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

    Qualified candidates will possess

    Cost Analyst 2 - Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance.
    • 2-4 years’ experience in financial analysis and/or cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
    • Working knowledge of cost accounting and business finance principles and processes.
    • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) preferred.
    • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Certificate preferred.
    • Strong project management (following through on commitments) and organizational skills, accuracy, detailed and deadline oriented.
    • Self-driven, works independently with minimal direction required.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong mathematical, analytical and business skills; inquisitive/curiosity to investigate data.
    • Comfortable pulling together information from multiple sources and working with large amounts of data; resourceful.
    • Advanced oral, reading and writing skills in English.
    • Ability to communicate professionally with various levels of peers, leadership and customers through written and oral communications.
    • Intermediate MS Office; specifically, Excel. Oracle experience a plus.


    AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities,
    EOE, Drug-Free Workplace


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