Costing & Financial Analyst

Costing & Financial Analyst

JOB LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta

POSTION TYPE: Full-time, Permanent

REPORTING TO: Corporate Accounting Manager


Dynamic Source Manufacturing Inc. (DSM) is an electronics manufacturing services provider headquartered in Calgary, Canada. In business since 2000, our success is a direct result of providing our customers with responsive and flexible, customized manufacturing solutions. Our long term relationships with customers in the Communications, Industrial and Energy sectors are a testament to this partnership.


We are seeking a Costing & Financial Analyst to provide cost accounting support to our production, engineering and procurement groups. This position ensures data integrity of the plant’s operational and financial reporting in accordance with established corporate standards and requirements. This individual works well in a self-direct capacity and is driven to improve costs and processes.


• Develops and implements project plans for labour costing down to job order level
• Calculates and reviews loaded labour rates (annual basis)
• Performs variance analysis of quoted to actual labour, materials and overhead costs
• Reports and reviews variances related to finished goods, raw materials and WIP
• Ensures accurate and complete reporting of month end physical counts
• Reconciles raw material, WIP and finished goods inventory levels and labour estimates
• Performs analysis of inventory, production and sales levels, and reports on significant cost/volume changes
• Reports deficiencies and makes recommendations to department processes
• Performs month end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and monthly operations summary
• Completes adhoc projects as assigned, including internal controls and external reviews
• Prepares daily sales report for management team, reviewing and investigating any major costing changes and discrepancies
• Maintains approved corporate standard internal reporting requirements in the plant to ensure accurate information of the plant’s performance
• Performs other duties as required


• Diploma/degree in Accounting or Finance
• 3+ years of cost accounting experience within a fast paced environment, preferably manufacturing
• Strong knowledge of cost accounting, budgeting and financial analysis
• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Expert proficiency with Excel (Pivot Tables & VLOOP’s)
• Experience working within an ERP system (Made2Manage-Aptean considered is an asset)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills – ability to clearly and concisely convey information through emails, dialogue, phone calls and other correspondence
• Strong self-starter with the ability to work with various departments to achieve results and meet targets
• Analytical, problem solver – ability to identify deficiencies and provide solutions to problems
• Develop strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders


• Competitive compensation and benefits program
• Employee development opportunities

If you possess the above qualifications and are looking for a new opportunity to advance your career within a successful and growing organization, we want to hear from you.


Please submit your resume, cover letter and transcripts, clearly quoting Costing & Financial Analyst in the subject line to:

DSM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Due to the number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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