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Senior Cost Analyst

Middletown, NY 10941
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Balchem Corporation develops, manufactures and markets specialty ingredients that improve and enhance the health and well-being of life on the planet, providing state-of-the-art solutions and the finest quality products for a range of industries worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is located in New Hampton, New York, (Hudson Valley area) and we have a broad network of sales offices, manufacturing sites, and R&D centers, primarily located in the US and Europe. Founded in 1967, Balchem is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ BCPC) with annual revenues over $640 million and a market cap exceeding $3.0 billion. The company consists of three business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; and Specialty Products. Balchem employs over 1,400 people worldwide who are engaged in diverse activities, committed to developing the company into global market leadership positions. To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit www.balchem.com



Balchem is looking for a Sr. Cost Analyst to support our HNH business. This role will report directly to the Supply Chain Finance Manager. Responsibilities will include leading close activities for selected plants, cost containment actions and driving accountability to targeted commitments. The individual should have an eye towards continuous improvement, leveraging technology and other solutions to automate and scale our processes to enable strategic decisions. The individual must possess excellent critical thinking skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and possess an attention to detail, while comprehending the bigger picture.


  • Proactively lead thoughtful analysis regarding the Supply Chain impact on the P&L, Balance Sheet and key financial metrics
  • Lead financial close for selected plants/locations, including SOX controls and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Lead monthly forecast regarding variances for selected plants
  • Review batch orders and provide analysis on a daily/weekly basis
  • Coordinate with management to ensure cost forecasting reports are consistently checked and applied
  • Contribute in developing yearly operation plans, budgets, and estimating new product costs, understanding overhead structure, etc.
  • Partner with key supply chain leadership (primarily plant personnel)
  • Other Ad Hoc as needed
  • Prepare and enter journal entries
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger account balances
  • Prepare expense account analysis as needed
  • Participate in the annual budget process
  • Work with Supply Chain personnel to determine budget raw material amounts
  • Work with management of all plants to help develop budget amounts
  • Accumulate and apply labor and overhead costs
  • Special projects as requested by management
  • Supply external audit team with information and analysis for annual audits and quarterly reviews as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA a plus
  • 5-7 years of directly related Finance experience within a manufacturing/supply chain organization
  • Strong Excel Skills, Microsoft office suite, Power BI a plus
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Aptitude to succeed in a competitive and deadline-oriented environment
  • Solid understanding of Information Systems/ERP Systems


  • Work is mostly sedentary
  • Operate typical office equipment
  • Work is conducted in an office setting

Balchem is committed to a workplace culture that values and promotes diversity, inclusion, equal employment opportunities, and a work environment free of harassment and hostility.


Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-04-20

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