Costing & Financial Analyst

Costing & Financial Analyst

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta
Position Type: Full-time, Permanent
Reporting To: Corporate Accounting Manager
October 23, 2017


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.


• Developing and implementing project plans for labour costing down to job order level
• Calculating and reviewing loaded labour rates (annual basis)
• Performing variance analysis of quoted to actual labour, materials and overhead costs
• Reports and reviews variances related to finished goods, raw materials and WIP
• Ensuring accurate and complete reporting of month end physical counts
• Reconciling raw material, WIP and finished goods inventory levels and labour estimates
• Performing analysis of inventory, production and sales levels, and reports on significant cost/volume changes
• Reporting deficiencies and making recommendations to department processes
• Performing month end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and monthly operations summary
• Completing adhoc projects as assigned, including internal controls and external reviews
• Preparing daily sales report for management team, reviewing and investigating any major costing changes and discrepancies
• Maintaining approved corporate standard internal reporting requirements in the plant to ensure accurate information of the plant’s performance
• Performing 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:

**Due to the numbers of applicants, please state your salary requirements in your cover letter or resume**

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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