Finance Cost Analyst


MASS COMMODITIES | Finance and Administration

Our client, a multinacional company in the FMCG sector, is looking for a Cost Finance Analyst to provide qualitative financial support to the Manufacturing Area in order to provide timely and accurate decision oriented information to senior management.


  • Reporting into the European Operations Controller, your main accountabilities will be:
  • Support the Cost Controller to monitor performance of the plant.
  • Monthly Analysis for the variances in the plant (actual costs vs std costs).
  • Build and collect monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Monitoring the main KPIS for the plant: efficiency, material usage, occupancy, lower level inventory.
  • Purchases price variances reports and analysis.
  • Check the performance of the indirect production costs (Overhead costs):
  • Constantly comparing to the budget and to the last year.
  • Identify risks and opportunities and ensure a tenacious approach to resolve.
  • Capex Analysis and Reports.
  • Bill of Materials.
  • Prepare reports adding relevant comments to financial figures.
  • Be involved in Forecast and Budget processes.


  • Education & Experience:
  • 2 year experience in the Finance Area
  • Degree in Business Administration / Economics. Specific training in Supply Chain should be also appreciated.
  • Financial statement analysis (Finance, Accounting, Management Accounting, Cash Flow)
  • In depth knowledge of Salon industry (manufacturing, distribution, salon level)
  • Very Advanced user of Microsoft Office. User of SAP and HFM. Also valuable other tools for presentations
  • Skills:
  • Ability for multi-task in time sensitive/high pressure situations
  • Strong interpersonal and influence skills
  • Competent written and oral communication skills including ability to give professional presentations.
  • Must be fluent in English.

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