Financial Analyst - Costing


Montreal, QC (Canada)

Job Description

We currently have an opening for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual within the Finance Department in our Montreal head office. Reporting to the Vice-President Finance, the ideal candidate will support the implementation of the process costing and all aspects related to cost accounting.
Specifically, as a member of the finance team, you will assist in:
  • The preparation of reports for internal management reporting purposes on margin profitability.
  • The implementation of cost accounting system.
  • Performing monthly material and direct labor consumption reconciliation.
  • Maintaining cost accounting system and cost ledger.
  • The preparation of the month end report of the production cost compared to budget;
  • The preparation of the reconciliation report of the production cost compared to original quotation.
  • Supporting the procurement department with their cost saving initiative.
  • Supporting the Marketing department in pricing.
  • Supporting the material and direct labor cost budgeting process.
  • The realization of special project.


Qualified candidates should possess good judgement, the capacity to prioritize multiple projects concurrently, and the ability to meet 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 with CPA certification.
  • 3 to 4 years of professional experience in a cost accounting position in a manufacturing company.
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deal with individuals in the others department (production, procurement, R&D and Marketing etc), at all levels within the organization.
  • Fluency in French and English as well as strong computer skills mainly in Excel.
  • Knowledge of Infor LN (ERP System) would be considered an asset but is not required.

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