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Job Title:Cost Analyst IIII
Location: Waltham, MA
Duration: 6 months (W2 Contract)
Analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective working.
At the higher levels, this role will also design and implement procedures and policies within their area of work to improve the working of the organization.
Proactively research, produce, monitor and analyze cost, policy or other information to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
Manage the day to day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with organization policies and processes.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, provide technical advice and build bases of influence.
Manage the day to day relationship with contract or external service providers, including negotiation, interpretation and application of established contractual agreements and/or service level agreements to ensure adherence to standards and best outcomes for organization.
Assist and coordinate work on projects by contributing to developing project standards and processes to improve project delivery within the relevant function.
Keep up to date with market/regulatory developments within own profession/discipline in order to ensure the optimization of best practice fororganization.
Develop and maintain analytical systems, models and procedures in order to support design solutions and enhance time/consistency/safety/efficiency and operability.
Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.
Knowledge & Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in a related area and up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred.
Experience of managing a team. In-depth experience of a field or multiple fields of work processes.
A Bachelor's degree in a related area and up to 7 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience. An advanced degree/credits is preferred. Experience of managing a team.
Expert within their field. Extensive and significant knowledge of one field of work or broad technical depth in multiple, related fields sufficient to lead programs or projects.
Knowledge of relevant industry practice and legislation. Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
Knowledge of organization's business operations, company policies and practices. Knowledge of division policies, processes and fields of work.
Experience of managing project teams and projects independently.
Knowledge of budgeting and operational planning.
Uses direct persuasion to influence others, using basic data, logic or a solid business case Team Leadership.
Promotes team effectiveness by soliciting input from team members, communicating expectations of the team and delegating responsibilities while providing support and structure
Experience and proficiency in relevant company related IT systems Capability Requirements:
Experience working with SAP HANA/BI reports and expert level skills in MS Excel is highly desired.
Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Very good Excel skills
who will work along side the project teams -Experience with SAP, putting in information and extracting information -Cost accounting background -Database experience -Financial analysis background -Understand of what accruals/actuals are -Self starter -SAP Hanna is highly desired.