Exide Technologies Sr. Cost/Financial Analyst in Milton, Georgia


The core responsibility of the Senior Cost / Financial Analyst: Inventory Management, Financial Analysis and Product Costing support. The successful incumbent will assist in the development of financial models for forecast/budgets and analytical support.


Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Prepare, maintain and distribute sophisticated financial reports for internal reporting.

  • Run queries to retrieve and manipulate data as needed for projects/analysis.

  • Prepare and maintain actual financial cost reports.

  • Develop analyze and prepare rates and terms needed to achieve financial targets/goals.

  • Provide financial leadership and recommendations to controller and management team.

  • Participate in the month-end close process and budgeting/forecasting.

  • Assist and Lead annual physical inventory audits.

  • Identify areas for improvement in business processes and work with necessary stakeholders to implement positive changes.

  • Interact with Production Control to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) are accurate and up to date. Review and audit BOM’s to ensure they reflect the latest manufacturing practices.

  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against Standard/Budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed.

  • Work with the finance department to implement and apply cost accounting policies and procedures as they are derived.

  • Support plant controller’s efforts for implementing and maintaining internal controls at the plant for operations, sales and finance.

  • Prepares ad hoc analysis and other requests as required by Management


Required Skills/ Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in related position

  • Managing financial and operational requirements

  • Expertise in identifying opportunities and lead change management programs

  • Demonstrated skill to analyze and present complex data in an easy to understand format to non-financial stakeholders at all levels of a manufacturing organization

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

  • Excellent communication skill within all levels of the organization

  • Adept ability to influence and guide management toward strategic decisions

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • JDE experience


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or equivalent; MBA a plus


  • CPA (Preferred)


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-2047

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time