Sr. Cost Accountant (HID1390)

Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
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Mid-Senior Level

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit



We are seeking a driven senior financial analyst who will be a key business partner for our Operations & Business Excellence team, working closely with them on planning, analysis and execution.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Partner with the operations team on day to day activities and initiatives
  • Provide financial insight to teams in assessing risk and opportunities to achieving the financial commitments, including proactively establishing insightful analytics, and developing the right operational processes that enable groups to “see around the corner” and support cross functional alignment
  • Lead inventory related responsibilities around gross inventory, provisions, aging and material throughput time, including driving discussions with the operations and business area teams, and making recommendations as appropriate 
  • Analyze product costs, and compile outputs and recommendations 
  • Support the quarterly/annual forecast processes
  • Perform month end closing activities and conduct variance analysis as part of the monthly performance review
  • Analyze and publish key performance indicators vs. targets 
  • Lead guidance and support for all acquisitions, including integration into Oracle
  • Prepare financial presentations for operational reviews and other executive meetings 
  • Work closely with other members of the HID Global Finance & Accounting teams to ensure understanding, alignment and communication of the financial impacts of business activities and decisions
  • Ensure global standardization and compliance with published Corporate, and IFRS/GAAP rules, policies, and procedures
  • Supports ad hoc requests


Education and/or Experience  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Candidates with equivalent education plus relevant work experience may be considered
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Ability to Drive for Results
  • Able to successfully work in a Global environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a cross-functional team


Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proactive communicator


Computer Skills     

  • Experience with Oracle or similar ERP system
  • Working knowledge of HFM
  • Proficiency with MS applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., with advanced Excel skills required


 Work Environment

  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.                   


Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.   



HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran