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Senior Cost Analyst (Hybrid)

Company: Zinpro Corporation
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:


100% Employer Paid Medical Insurance - Family + Single Coverage, No Monthly Premiums
Health and Wellness Incentives
Paid Vacations and Holidays
401(k) and Profit-Sharing employees are eligible for up to 15% profit sharing contribution, based on total gross compensation
Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition Reimbursement
This position is a hybrid role that offers a flexible schedule including being on-site in Eden Prairie, MN with the Accounting and Finance team

Position Summary

Reporting to the Finance Manager - Costing & Operations, the Senior Cost Analyst role is responsible for supporting cost accounting activities including periodic financial reports and analysis, month-end close, budget, contribution and gross margin analysis for domestic and international operations and ensures that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. To be successful, the Cost Analyst interacts with the various corporate departments, international sales offices, and manufacturing teams.

Essential Functions

Responsible for preparing Operations financial reporting for manufacturing plants, regional businesses, and product lines.
Prepares regional profitability margin analysis and partners with regional management to support decision-making.
Supports COGS and Operations capital budget process and forecasting through building templates and financial models, effectively communicating with business partners, and consolidating feedback received.
Analyzes and maintains material standard pricing and manufacturing labor and overhead rates.
Partners with Sales & Operations planning process by providing inventory and cost analysis.
Supports R&D tax credit, financial and tax audits.
Determines and recommends cost-effective solutions.
Develops systems and procedures for cost accounting functions.
Assists with various ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required:

Bachelor's degree in accounting
5 + years of accounting experience
2 + years of cost accounting experience
Knowledge of GAAP and financial accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
Knowledge of controls, compliance, and risk management
Advanced Microsoft Office and Excel
Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve company performance
Strong verbal and written communication skills, comfortable communicating with non- native English speakers


CMA or CPA designation
Working experience with SAP

About Zinpro

For more than 50 years, Zinpro has pioneered the research and development of performance trace minerals and innovative solutions that improve the health and wellbeing of both animals and people. As a family-owned, privately held company, we have grown steadily thanks to our quality products, expert staff, and a commitment to helping our customers achieve more through science-based trace mineral nutrition. With regional sales offices in 11 countries and products marketed in more than 70 countries worldwide, Zinpro is the global leader in advancing greater nutrition and smarter practices for a better, more sustainable world.

Working at Zinpro means you'll make a positive difference in the world, working as part of an authentic and caring community of bright, passionate people. You'll gain broad experience in a growing company known for its exceptional commitment to employees, customers, and our communities. And you'll quickly see that your unique ideas and perspectives are valued here, where we work continually to create diverse, equitable and inclusive teams.

Core Values

Must possess qualities and skills that align with Zinpro's Core Values:

Build Trust: We believe in being purposeful with our words and actions. We work to build trust with customers, vendors, and co-workers through being truthful and fulfilling our commitments. We honor our word and are accountable for our actions.
Win Together: We believe we can better achieve when we work united, internally and with customers. When we embrace and leverage our diverse individual talents with global perspectives, we create a team that's stronger and smarter than any one individual. We are all bound by the belief that when we work together, we can realize greater potential.
Serve Generously: We believe in putting people first, supporting each other's efforts and treating all with kindness and respect. We work in partnership with customers and ourselves to create opportunities; a win for another is a win for us.
Always Improve: We believe in what's right and pursuing continuous growth and improvement for customers, our company, and ourselves. Our high expectations drive us to consistently and reliably deliver the highest quality. We work to be better each day.
Dream Big: We believe advancement starts with being curious. We embrace the freedom to explore, create, and express ideas without the fear of failure. We always learn from each other and our customers, from our successes and our mistakes.

Zinpro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Keywords: Zinpro Corporation, Eden Prairie , Senior Cost Analyst (Hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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