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Senior Cost Analyst- San Jose, CA

Req ID:  7459

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 

Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

Primary function of this position is to provide business support to all areas within the Bartlett plant to include manufacturing and non- manufacturing departments, co-ordinate / participate in the month-end close process, ensure product cost integrity, support project accounting, inventory control and perform cost variance analysis.

Job Duties

  • Productivity, Scrap, Work order variances, PPV Cycle count as well as cost center expenses actual vs plan vs forecast.
  • Develop implement and maintain the manufacturing management cost and inventory systems that will provide the proper financial tools with which to manage the business.
  • Month end process to include timely and accurate accumulation preparation reconciliation to GL and interpretation of data used in financial reporting for the Repair sites.
  • Provide finance support to all departments within Repair sites to include weekly review of expenses to plan / forecasts as well as month-end reviews.
  • Review and evaluate capital expenditure requests for proper preparation and financial documentation.
  • Track and communicate timely approval of CER and closure to fixed asset system.
  • Cycle count inventory as required and assist with the year end audit including working with external auditors.
  • Review and maintain product cost integrity through changes made via the EDC process.
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual Bartlett facility budgets and quarterly forecast.
  • Review and measurement of cost reduction initiatives proposed by the manufacturing departments.
  • Project Accounting – Support set up/management of all project cost centers to include:
  • Time/wage/benefit calculation and manual allocation by department and project.
  • Validate Accounts Payable and Purchasing expenses.
  • Prepare and distribute a MTD and YTD reporting package by department and project Fixed Asset System – Timely closure of CER to fixed asset system.
  • Review GL reconciliation to perpetual fixed asset system.
  • Review internal systems are compliant to RCF policy.
  • Support requirements from internal or external audit group.
  • Perform special projects as needed including Lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • All other essential related duties as required.

Job Qualification


  • BA degree in finance is required. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience preferably in a medical manufacturing environment is required.
  • Excellent computer skills including ability to create spreadsheets and other reports in Excel Access and PowerPoint. 
  • Previous knowledge and experience with MRP/ERP systems 



  • Oracle / Hyperion preferred.
  • Prefer experience / clear understanding of cost accounting principles and processes. 

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $90,749.00 - $122,511.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications. 

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || Finance & Procurement 

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