Sr. Analyst, Cost

Orlando, Florida
Dec 13, 2018
Feb 11, 2019

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: Assist in the financial analysis and make recommendations for various divisions and business units. Develop and maintain detailed financial reports and work with management to develop annual budgets.


  • Prepare worksheets and analyze a range of accounts to verify accuracy, identify business trends or problem areas.
  • Complete month-end close duties, including report review and account reconciliations
  • Assist with applicable ad-hoc projects and requests
  • Develop annual operating budgets by working closely with division Operating Manager and Cost Control Manager.
  • Perform detailed reviews/analysis on budget submissions by comparing costs drivers to business conditions.
  • Perform in depth analytical analysis on division performance metrics such as trend analysis, results vs. cost drivers
  • Conclude on findings and makes insightful recommendations to management.
  • Prepare cost estimates for special projects
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

High school degree or GED is required. Associates degree (AA) is required. Bachelors degree is required.

EXPERIENCE: 0-1 Years; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ability to Communicate Clearly
  • Organization Skills
  • Ability to Meet Deadlines
  • Forecasting, Budgeting, Accounting Research, Knowledge of Accounting Principles
  • Analytical Thinking, Planning and Scheduling and Solution Development

Infrequent local travel. Long distance travel not required.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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