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Cost Analyst - Remote/Hybrid Role

Job Requisition ID:  45440

 

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

 

 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Responsibilities

 

As a Cost Analyst supporting Eastman’s Performance Films business, you will work closely with the Martinsville Operations and Supply Chain teams to accurately record and report monthly manufacturing conversion costs, report performance metrics, develop forecasts and budgets, and support site/department leadership with planning and analyzing performance. 

General Responsibilities: 

 

  • Perform monthly financial close process for site and departments, including cost center analysis, material ledger reviews, and communicating monthly results to site leaders
  • Develop budgets and forecasts and help integrate those into overall business plans
  • Analyze production costs and department performance (Conversion Cost, MUV, Yield, etc.) 
  • Provide department leaders with technical accounting guidance and ensure adherence to compliance requirements
  • Own all Product costing activities and support Inventory related processes
  • Provide decision support analysis for business strategies, operational changes, new product introductions, and any other business choices that could impact financial results
     

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance or related degree
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience, preferably in a Manufacturing environment
  • Foundational accounting and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) knowledge, including SOX Inventory controls
  • Working knowledge of key systems / tools is a plus (SAP, Excel, PowerBI / Tableau, etc.)
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Process automation experience and thinking preferable
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Individuals should be self-motivated and have the initiative to resolve problems

 

Location – Martinsville, VA (or Remote/Hybrid)
 

 

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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