Financial Analyst
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2d ago


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors.

Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do.

Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.


Develop costing assumptions to ensure accurate product costs and inventory valuation. Investigate, analyze, and interpret cost variances, synthesize and communicate insight to site finance leadership and manufacturing operations teams.

  • Prepare and analyze standard product cost rolls, collaborating with engineering and product development to ensure accurate costing of bill of material and routing
  • Report and analyze site cost savings initiatives, identify opportunities to lower product costs and increase manufacturing efficiencies
  • Support the development of cost allocation methodology and routing assumptions
  • Support sourcing decisions such as make vs. buy
  • Investigate and analyze variances to standard, including labor efficiency, scrap, usage, and purchase price variances
  • Provide support on annual budget and monthly forecasting processes
  • Assist with analyzing monthly results, investigating differences vs. plan, forecast, and prior year
  • Prepare cost and efficiency reporting as required to support manufacturing goals
  • Develop costing and analysis to support new product development activities
  • Partner with site finance team to communicate and relate financial measurements to non-financial functions to motivate and challenge the Knoll team to reach their full potential
  • Business partner and an active participant and contributor to the continuous improvement process at Knoll for Finance and Site Supply Chain
  • Energetic, influential, challenges the status quo
  • Commitment to quality
  • Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting discipline (or related experience) is required
  • CGA, CMA or CPA required (or Minimum of 2 years cost accounting / analysis experience, preferably in a standard cost environment
  • Excellent advanced excel skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems.
  • Strong team orientation
  • Experience with ORACLE EBS or JDE an asset
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment an asset
  • In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act(AODA), Knoll strives to ensure that all recruiting practices and processes are non-

    discriminatory and barrier-free. Should you require an accommodation at any stage in the recruitment, assessment or selection process please email .

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