Cost Analyst


Montreal, QC (Canada)

Job Description

We currently have an opening for an enthusiastic, autonomous, motivated individual within the Finance Department in our Montreal head office. The ideal candidate will support all aspects of operations finance function. Specifically, as a member of the finance team, you will assist in:
  • The implementation, improvement and maintenance of a product costing system
  • The preparation of reports for internal management reporting purposes and the analytical review of financial information by comparing actual results to budgets and prior periods
  • The analysis of manufacturing costs and the preparation of periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • The preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
  • The collection and analysis of data to determine the cost of raw materials, purchases, inventory, labour and overheads across various dimensions
  • The determination of the effect of changes in product designs, raw materials, manufacturing methods, etc. on costs
  • The establishment of estimated costs of new products or product modifications
  • The execution of special projects as they arise


Qualified candidates should possess good judgement, the capacity to prioritize multiple projects concurrently, and the ability to meet tight deadlines. They should also have a strong team spirit with the ability to adapt easily to change and to work autonomously. In addition, they should have:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a concentration in accounting. CPA preferable by not mandatory
  • 3 to 4 years of professional experience in a manufacturing sector public company
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deal with individuals at all levels within the organization, as well as outside the organization such as external auditors and consultants
  • Fluency in French and English as well as strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint and Word).
  • Knowledge of Infor LN (ERP System) would be considered an asset but is not required.

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