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Location: Munising, MI, United States
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Position TitleCost Analyst

LOCATION: Munising, MI



We have an exciting opportunity to join our accounting and finance team, as Cost Analyst. In this role, you will provide costing and analytical support to the operations at our Munising site.  Also, provide support to the Finance Manager and Business Analysts.



Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Provide financial, business and process analytics to enable operations to achieve or exceed its business objectives.
  • Support cost saving initiatives by working in partnership with Operations.  Calculate and track savings against established targets.  Actively participate in various cost savings projects.
  • Review and update standard costs and BOM’s on a continual basis. Including development of standard asset rates.
  • Support related process initiatives to ensure improved performance.
  • Work with accounting teams to ensure a timely and accurate month end closing.
  • Support the monthly closing process by reviewing and closing jobs, reviewing results, and making required journal entries.
  • Develop a thorough working knowledge of the Oracle ERP costing, accounting, and inventory systems.
  • Ensure financial reporting responsibilities are done in a manner consistent with NPI and SOX compliance requirements.             
  • Provide effective and accurate KPI and performance reporting for all areas of responsibility.
  • Construct and lead/report out on monthly cost review packages and update KPI’s for Munising leadership group.  Recommend improvements, coordinate follow-up actions, and resolve open matters.
  • Provide financial planning and forecasting to meet business requirements.
  • Provide forecasting Munising’s Cost of Manufacturing.
  • Provide analysis specific to any Outside Converting activities.
  • Provide timely and accurate quoting for cost estimates.




  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or another business-related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in accounting, finance or business analytics role required.
  • Experience with financial reports, forecasting, and data analysis required.
  • Requires Microsoft Excel skills.




Manufacturing experience



  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management.
  • High level of discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • Proven critical thinking skills – ability to understand the issues related to the decision-making process, ability to analyze situations fully and accurately and reach productive decisions.
  • Highly motivated individual able to take direction from managers and developing skills to solve problems with little guidance.
  • Must be able to collaborate within a matrixed organization (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, IT, Supply Chain, Customer Service).
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables with internal customers across the Segment and functions.
  • Ability to prioritize work while working on multiple projects and ensuring timely delivery of projects to a high standard.
  • Comfortable working to sometimes short deadlines and often with changing and competing priorities.
  • Process driven with the desire for improvement and efficiency.



What we offer

Mativ benefits say a lot about how we care for each other. Our employees and their families have many different needs. As a result, our benefits offer choices on many levels and are high in quality, competitive in the marketplace, and affordable. These are a few of the benefits we offer to support you and your family’s well-being:

          Medical, dental and vision insurance

          Consumer-Driven Health Plan (CDHP)

          Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)

          Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)

          Company-paid basic life insurance and Additional voluntary life coverage

          Paid vacation and competitive personal time off

          401(k) savings plan with company match

          Employee assistance programs – available 24/7 to you and your family

          Wellness and Work Life Support - career development and educational assistance

About Mativ

Mativ Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company makes material impacts on the world every day through a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions that solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We manufacture on three continents and generate sales in nearly 100 countries through our family of business-to-business and consumer product brands. The company’s two operating segments, Advanced Technical Materials and Fiber-Based Solutions, target premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging and more. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.