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Cost Analyst

Department: Accounting
Job Code: ACCT1810


Maintains and reviews product standard cost and analyze cost variances for management action.

Job Duties

  • Collects data to determine costs of material, direct labor, and overhead as part of month end closing procedure.
  • Develops and reviews labor and overhead standard costs to reflect actual costs on periodical basis
  • Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Provides management with reports with analysis of cost variances by products
  • Assist and lead in special projects as necessary including process improvements, efficiency recommendations and adherence to accounting policies and procedures.
  • Prepares monthly production yield, cost variance and efficiencies report and analysis.
  • Prepares detailed account analysis and reconciles sales, cost and inventory accounts.
  • Coordinates with IT department for system issues, maintenance and development such as production, material purchasing, goods receiving, goods shipping, and other inventory related transactions.
  • Performs cost month-end closing on 1st working day, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
  • Develops and deploys strategies for cost accounting, internal controls and management
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Work in special projects as required
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others


  • Advanced Excel skills (VLookup, PivotTable); SAP experience required
  • Master's Degree and 5+ year cost accounting experience required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing accounting
  • Organizing own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadline
  • Strong working ethic and the ability to communicate with other people
  • Must be bilingual in Mandarin Chinese


•  Sugar Land, TX

Cost analyst application