Costing Analyst Jobs in White Plains, NY at dnata

Title: Costing Analyst

Company: dnata

Location: White Plains, NY

dnata is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering services in 35 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 300 airline customers around the world. Each day, the company handles over 1,900 flights, moves over 8,500 tons of cargo, books over 16,000 hotel stays, and uplifts over 320,000 meals.

Create and maintain standard costs.

Review menu impacts analysis after each menu change or presentation and conduct cost-benefit analysis.

Create profit or loss reports on new accounts to determine future financial position with/without an account.

Monitor all contractual and non-contractual annual price increases.

Liaise with the Commercial team for price/loading ratio discrepancies.

Work with the purchasing team to identify PPV (purchase price variances).

Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles.

Describe an insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical. counsel to business area partners and management to drive business results.

Investigate operational and financial results and make recommendations for improvements.

Create forecasts of future business conditions using multiple scenarios.

Create loss and or new account analysis, modeling the loss/ gain of business by determining future financial position with/without an account.

Support the commercial team by providing detailed cost analysis to determine pricing.


Provide pricing scenarios for potential customers to assist with bidding.

Report on margins by customer.

Validated/Reconcile the prices in the ERP system periodically.

Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing on spending variances.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Minimum of 2 years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment.

Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.

Advance with Microsoft Office Suite; strong in Excel.

Experience with QAD, CXP, SAP is a plus.

Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are fundamental to creating a strong workplace and community. At dnata, we’re proud that our workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve. And we’re committed to nurturing your talent with mentoring, volunteer and professional development opportunities. We welcome everyone. Our employee resource groups are one of the many ways we champion diversity and inclusion at dnata.

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