• Enterprise Cost Analyst

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  • Overview

    As an Enterprise Cost Analyst within our Finance division, you will partner with business units to develop, interpret and implement financial concepts for financial planning and control within the organization. Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance. Prepares management reports and summaries.


    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Develop/apply Activity-Based Costing models for operational divisions.
    • Utilize the ABC models to support process improvement, strategic product management and cloud computing infrastructure and arrangements.
    • Oversee the data collection, cost allocation, and report preparation for material purchases, labor, and overhead expenses to ensure established processes are in place and procedures are followed.
    • Verify proper allocation of cost data, investigate unusual cost records, analyze margin trends and prepare reports containing recommendations of the results of these studies.
    • Assist with cost/rate analysis for pricing and budgeting purposes.  Prepare costing reports for divisions by comparing budget to actual, as needed.
    • Investigate cost structures for new and existing service and products.
    • Responsible for preparation and review of periodic gross margin activities by product/division.
    • Educate and create documentation for users of the ABC results including but not limited to:
      • Activities definitions
      • Drivers specifications
      • Product costs review
      • Analysis methods


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and CPA license
    • Minimum of 5-10 years of financial and cost accounting experience.
    • Experience working with Activity-Based Costing models
    • Relevant experience and working knowledge of Excel, Pivot table
    • Experience working with all levels of management



    • Experience with costing Cloud computing arrangements



    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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