Sr Analyst Cost Accounting

    • Nestle USA
  • Franklin Park, IL
  • Posted 51 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Cross-functional team
Profit and loss
Cost accounting
Business Objects
Business analytics
General journal
Consumer goods
Microsoft Office
Business acumen
Analytical skill
Internal control
Quick learner
Data Analysis
Process automation
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

At Nestl Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life , Nature's Bounty , Vital Proteins , Orgain , Nuun , BOOST , Carnation Breakfast Essentials , Peptamen , Compleat Organic Blends , and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

At Nestl Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing.

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Sr Analyst Cost Accounting is to support the business monthly forecasting and reporting process in a factory setting. The Sr. Analyst Cost Accounting is responsible for monthly reporting out of SAP BW, Essbase, Business Objects to support BPA managers cross functional team. Additionally, the position supports the finance team with information required in the development of business analytics and financial reports. This is an onsite position located at our Franklin Park, IL factory.


  • Partners with functional owners to build cost center budgets and analyzes actual spending & updates budget forecasts as needed
  • Performs monthly close journal entries for marketing spending, coupons, T&E accruals, etc.
  • Analyzes financial performance by monitoring trends and investigating variances of assigned P&L line items and business units
  • Creates and distributes timely & accurate monthly reports and scorecards
  • Continuously improves, re-evaluates accounting, and reporting activities to streamline controls and processes
  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations along with monitoring balances and providing management updates on all balances


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or equivalent
  • 3+ years' experience in planning and reporting
  • Background in consumer products & manufacturing environment, a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, with focus on Excel
  • Great to have: SAP experience


  • Finance understanding, basic business acumen, analytical skills with ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls and apply them
  • Highly organized, detail & quality oriented, and quick learner
  • Analytical thinker with ability to conduct data analysis and resolve problems independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with all levels of cross-functional partners & customers

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