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Site Cost Analyst

The Site Cost Analyst assists in all financial planning, product costing, analysis and reporting activities to ensure consolidated reporting at Valencia Legal Entity.  The Site Cost Analyst will be the business partner responsible for supporting the Plant Controller, Business Unit and Site Management Teams as the “commercial conscience” of the plant. The Site Cost Analyst will anticipate and address business issues, communicate financial results compared to forecasts and provide variance analysis to the Plant Controller.  The Site Cost Analyst will have the ability to function in a matrixed environment at a broad-based level while being capable of driving detailed execution thought sound decision and financial analysis



Budget and Standard Costs Development Process:

  • Initiate, lead and coordinate budgeting process (OMP) on site level
  • Own and oversight the standard costs development and annual costing rolls
  • Challenge and approve cost center budgers and product costs, prepare site level budget P&L and Working Capital

Financial Analysis and Site Performance:

  • Own and support site revenue positing, sales margin analysis and partner with Shared Service Team to trouble shoot AR/AP/GA/CA related topics
  • Analyze and interpret financial performance, KPIs, product and operational costs and proactively interfere directly, provide countermeasures and support cost improvement initiatives
  • Work with production to understand impacts on financial performance and identify cost drivers
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual variance analysis, financial reporting in accordance with legal, regulations and company deadlines/guidelines
  • Prepare all financial monthly forecasting (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow) in accordance with management procedures
  • Responsible for solid financial analysis and business cases support with regards to capital investments

Business Steering:

  • Ongoingly analyze product costs, sales/gross margins and review with production and sales for improvements
  • Responsible for providing solid financial assessment of risks and reports to management
  • Partner with the Site Controller/Management Team to drive profitability and improve productivity


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, MBA or similar
  • Minimum 5-7 years professional experience in the areas of finance and accounting (Experience in an industrial and/or auditing company preferred)
  • Experience in international project management/multi-national company(ies) matrix organizations
  • Experience/knowledge regarding IAS and/or US GAAP
  • Ability to handle multiple projects or tasks concurrently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • High degree pf proficiency in SAP FI/CO module (key user experience)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law. 
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Reasonable Accommodation Notice
SGL Carbon, LLC is committed to the inclusion of qualified individuals. As part of this commitment SGL Carbon, LLC will provide accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us at or 704-593-5250.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Nov 11, 2023

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Finance
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  80000
Maximum Salary:  120000

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: User Experience, MBA, Accounting, Project Manager, SAP, Technology, Management, Finance

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