Sr. Cost Analyst

  • Billerica
  • Asee


Rapiscan Systems | AS&E, an OSI Systems Company is seeking an accounting professional to serve in the position of Senior Cost Analyst, for its Security Division located in Billerica, Massachusetts.

We are proud to be a trusted provider of advanced X-ray technologies for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities and critical infrastructure all over the world. Be a part of our mission to provide our customers with best in-class cargo and vehicle screening systems and services so they can combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug and weapon smuggling, and illegal immigration.

Be a part of our mission to provide our customers with best in-class screening systems and services so they can combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug and weapon smuggling, and illegal immigration.


The Senior Cost Analyst will be a trusted business partner for the Operations and Senior Management Teams. The Senior Cost Analyst will plan, analyze and communicate key financial information through detailed reports and analysis of production costs related to three manufacturing facilities and all product families. Coordinate and oversee the Company’s cycle and physical counts and analyze inventory for excess and obsolete reserves. As part of the finance team, you will build the foundation of operations and financial analysis for our manufacturing centers across the US.

Plan, collect and analyze data to determine costs of product production such as raw material costs, labor and overhead.
Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing processes to determine impact on the cost of products.
Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports and related analysis which compares standard costs to actual production costs.
Assist in estimating cost of new and proposed products.
Provide management with reports comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products inclusive of current inflation trends.
Partnering with the operations teams to ensure proper inventory management, annual physical inventory validations and daily cycle counts are performed in accordance with policy.
Establish overhead rates for inventory and labor and update as appropriate.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience.
Three to five years in related cost analysis.
Strong proficiency with office productivity applications (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
Experience with integrated ERP software, Microsoft Dynamics 365 preferred.
Must be able to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously.
Superior organizational skills and attention to details.
Work requires effective oral and written communications skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to travel 10-15%


Rapiscan | AS&E attracts professionals who are bright, ambitious and seek challenging assignments, with a desire to succeed. The successful candidate will be intellectually powerful, candid, direct and non-political, with a highly developed sense of ethics, energy, confidence and creativity.
Untarnished reputation for personal and professional integrity and honesty.
Strong presence and credibility with management skills that allow for instant credibility with employees, customers and business partners.
Exceptional overall business and general management skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and the street smarts to quickly identify salient issues.
A creative and innovative individual, with the ability to simplify, communicate and sell ideas across the organization.
A team-oriented, assertive personal style; highly developed interpersonal skills, adept as an influencer and negotiator.
A confident professional able to proactively resolve issues and challenge assumptions.

This position includes a credit and education verification as part of our background check.

Please review our benefits here: Life at OSI


OSI Systems, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively “OSI”) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. If any person or entity, including a recruiter or agency, submits any information, including any resume or information regarding any potential candidate, without a signed agreement in place with OSI, OSI explicitly reserves the right to use such information, and pursue and/or hire such candidates, without any financial obligation to the person, recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited information or resumes, including those submitted directly to hiring managers, are considered and deemed to be the property of OSI.

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OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.