Senior Cost Analyst

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments.

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2023 US Best Managed Company, recognized three years in a row. For more information about Solenis, please visit .

The Senior Cost Analyst will have a responsibility to provide financial support for operations and commercial-related operational spending. This role will report directly to the Manager, Operations FP&A in Wilmington, DE. You will work closely with key stakeholders in operations, commercial and finance, covering our North America footprint. This role will be closely connected with operations in terms of setting up processes, reviewing actual spending, Budget, Forecast, and Productivity, and ensuring proper operational month-end closing. You also be responsible for:
Conduct in-depth analysis of costs associated with various business operations.
Evaluate cost trends and variances to identify areas for cost reduction or efficiency improvement.
Develop and implement cost-effective measures to enhance overall company profitability.
Financial Reporting -Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, including cost analysis findings, to senior management and collaborate with accounting teams to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
Budgeting and Forecasting -Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets, providing insights to ensure alignment with organizational goals and contribute to the forecasting process by providing accurate and data-driven cost projections.
Process Improvement - Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement cost-effective strategies and work closely with cross-functional teams to streamline financial processes and enhance overall efficiency.
Data Management - Gather, analyze, and interpret complex financial data, as well as maintain databases and systems for efficient data retrieval and reporting.

Degree in Accounting
3+ years experience within the finance field, preferably within cost/plant accounting
SAP / ERP Systems experience (or knowledge of SAP material ledger) highly desired
Proficient in use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), must have strong excel stills
Excellent interpersonal skills with outstanding verbal/written communications skills
Self-starter; motivated to learn and operate independently
Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility
Experience establishing and developing productive working relationships with cross functional teams
Demonstrated ability to operate across a wide range of business and technology environments at both a strategic and a tactical level.
Solid analytical, problem identification and resolution skills
Prior experience of direct partnering with executives or senior management is highly desired

We understand that candidates will not meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you.

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, vision & 401K, and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative... For full info follow application link.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.

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Job Posting: 1266385

Posted On: May 05, 2024

Updated On: Jun 04, 2024

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