• Pricing Analyst

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/13/2018 1:17 PM)
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  • Overview

    Develop and report on various analyses and pricing models. Provide support, analysis, and modeling to sales and operations for various business initiatives. Provides accounting support to the department as needed.


      • Participate in a high energy and fast paced team environment to provide pricing, financial analysis, understand implications of data and impact on business. Ultimately, be able to identify and distill data into actionable insights that support Sales team and business units in critical decision making processes.
      • Perform periodic customer pricing updates, develop pricing quotes, complete RFPs, and complete customer requested pricing analysis.
      • Partner closely with Sales team to support pricing goals and initiatives.
      • Develops and maintains profitability analysis and reporting.
      • Lead and support process to streamline, standardize and improve the pricing/costing processes across the company.
      • Supports manufacturing accounting function including general accounting, cost accounting, budgeting, inventory accounting and control, fixed asset accounting and controls, and standard cost generation.
      • Determines costing for new products and develops costing for modifications to current items.
      • Support development of labor & overhead rates used for product costing and quoting.
    • Preparation of other financial analysis such as sales price variances versus raw material cost variances and manufacturing product costing impacts.


      • Understanding of PPV (Purchase Price Variance) and MUV (Material Usage Variances).
      • Assist in financial close process including prepare journal entries, maintain balance sheet account reconciliations, and perform SOX controls.
      • Will be an integral part of the ERP implementation project particularly as it pertains to data conversion.
    • Compile and submit information for all required department/corporate monthly, quarterly and annual reports.


    • Serve as liaison between sales department and cost accounting department.


    • 3+ years of experience in accounting within a manufacturing environment. Pricing experience preferred.
    • CPG experience preferred
    • 3+ years of experience in the development and analysis of cost standards
    • Robust understanding of accounting principles and cost systems background
    • High level of attention to detail to ensure accuracy of business reporting
    • Effective communication skills both internally and externally
    • Ability to manage and execute multiple concurrent tasks to meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of six sigma and continuous process improvement programs
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications; JD Edwards, Prism, SAP software preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required

    Working Conditions/Environment

    Works in a normal office environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, talk, type, walk and bend while moving about the facility. The noise level in the office is quiet. Travel to outside locations may be required.


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