Job Summary 

The Sr. Cost Accountant (Business Analysis) will be responsible for business analysis and meeting key business operations and objectives.

This position will analyze and break down Profit and Loss data based on business and product type, including cost analysis by cost components (materials, labor, overhead, depreciation, SG&A, and non-operating expenses). This position will report monthly Profit and Loss results and other financial matters to Hyundai Motor North America during Monthly Committee Meeting – Financial and the monthly costing committee which updates cost trends and forecasts for the Sales Team and the Chief Sales office, who is responsible for pricing strategy based on given cost circumstances.

Essential Functions

Business Analysis

  • Profitability Analysis of business areas, products, and customers
  • Overall analysis on Profit and Loss components (material, labor, overhead, depreciation, S&GA, non-operating expenses, margin)
  • High-level strategy regarding profitability enhancement and collecting and drafting saving/profitability strategies in collaboration with responsible departments/personnel
  • Monthly reporting: Management, Headquarters, Hyundai Motor North America

Meeting and Reporting

  • Monthly Committee Meeting – Financial
  • Monthly Profit & Loss results and plan vs actual analysis utilizing data from monthly closing and ERP system
  • Reporting to Hyundai Motor North America and following up on requests/instructions
  • Monthly costing committee (sharing cost trends/Profit & Loss results of monthly closing with Sales team, Sales Operations & Analytics pricing strategy review
  • Management/Finance reporting

Other duties as assigned

  • Inter-departmental communication
  • Reviewing proposals as needed
  • Continuous process review and improvement for responsible areas

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance
  • 5 years of progressive experience in public or private accounting
  • 3 years of experience in Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Strong financial analysis experience and, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Preferred Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Previous experience with SAP

Who We Are 

At Hyundai Translead, we promote a customer-driven corporate culture by providing the best quality and impeccable service with all values centered on our customers. We refuse to be complacent, embracing every opportunity for greater challenge and are confident in achieving our goals with unwavering passion and ingenious thinking. We create synergy through a sense of “togetherness” that is fostered by mutual communication and cooperation within the company and with our business partners. We believe the future of our organization lies in the hearts and capabilities of individual members, and will help them develop their potential by creating a corporate culture that respects talent. We respect the diversity of culture and customers, aspire to be the world’s best at what we do, and strive to become a respected global corporate citizen.


  • 401(K) matching
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 100% premium paid health, dental, vision, life, ADD, LTD, STD insurance benefits
  • Voluntary benefits: pet insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental life insurance
  • Hyundai vehicles lease/purchase discount program
  • Daily lunch benefit


Work Environment and Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Hyundai Translead is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.