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IDEX Cost Analyst in Vancouver, Washington

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Micropump Inc. is a manufacturer specializing in precise fluid pumps for applications world-wide and is part of the IDEX Corporation family. This role has opportunity for strong upward mobility within 2-5 years. Our employees enjoy a casual, yet professional work environment with every-day tangible opportunities to make a positive difference.

Under minimal supervision, this position gathers timely cost information for business decision making purposes—including (but not limited to) product costing, margin analysis, inventory valuation and reserves, and manufacturing variances. This position supports the monthly close cycle as well as ad-hoc cost and financial analysis. The Cost Analyst will partner with others in Finance, Supply Chain, Planning, and Manufacturing Engineering to provide analysis on current costs, cost savings, inventory, and other items as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an accurate standard cost for all parts through labor and overhead rate studies and purchase price analysis. Provide variance analysis on purchase price, material usage, labor rate, and overhead spend.

  • Participate in the month-end close cycle, including preparation of required journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • Work with and participate in the cycle counting process.

  • Lead the annual physical inventory process for the site including training, execution of counts, and reconciliation of results. Support inventory optimization initiatives, including driving processes to identify excess and obsolete stocks, evaluate root cause drivers, and maintain appropriate disposition policies and procedures.

  • Support role in cost quotes, make vs. buy decisions, and margin analysis as needed.

  • Support the Finance Department to ensure deadlines are met; cross train with other team members and fill in where needed.

  • Identify areas for simplification within daily work and execute those projects.

  • Support inter-departmental projects and analysis as needed for profitability improvement.

  • Assist with the FP&A process:

  • Work with the Finance manager to understand and use forecasting and reporting tools, Quarter end process and reporting, as well as Strategic Planning

  • Assist with ad hoc reporting, and help to build and maintain tools for analytics

  • Regular and reliable attendance

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field

  • Experience with JD Edwards (ERP system) preferred

  • 1-2 years of experience in manufacturing environment preferred

  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated individual who will drive process improvements

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, advanced user preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Must have Authorization to work in the United States and be able to have lawful access to controlled technology as required for this position.

Whether this is your first role or you’re an experienced professional or somewhere in between, Micropump, Inc. (and IDEX Corporation) is a place where you can apply existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact. With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, manufacturing and production, HR, finance, and more. Additionally, IDEX Corporation is present in more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Micropump, Inc. is a business unit of IDEX Corporation; IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: Micropump

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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