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Senior Cost Analyst - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to EUR 75,000
Date added
7 November, 2022

Job Description

Our client is an international manufacturing business from pharmaceutical/bio-medical industry, specialising in improving and maintaining life.


We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Senior Cost Analyst to join their team in their office in Amsterdam area. The main tasks will be maintaining, reviewing, reporting and analysing of sales, inventory, intercompany profit, production and product cost data in supporting the monthly accounting close and management cycles.


Senior Cost Analyst, Amsterdam, Noord Holland


The main responsibilities for the Senior Cost Analyst will include:

  • Building relations with different managers around the business to be able to perform month-end activity and ensuring that executed data are correct
  • Responsible to maintain and create product cost according US GAAP rules
  • Control, analyse and report production results and source to settle variances on a monthly basis to business partners, by providing high level commentary and provided estimates for recurring events to major stakeholders
  • Review and ensure accurate data is reported per branch in monthly product cost, sales and inventory consolidation close
  • Analyse consolidated costs and intercompany profit differences
  • Analyse and resolve in-transit inventory in a timely manner
  • Identify and work on initiatives that improve cost control and/or increase efficiency


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance combined with 5 years of experience in an analytical role
  • Experience with analysis of production within a financial system like SAP or other
  • US GAAP exposure
  • Improvement mindset: knowledge and experience with Lean Six Sigma would be advantageous
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability, willingness and flexibility to travel occasionally

The company offers an opportunity to work in a rewarding working environment, with strong potential for future career development in the Finance department.