Sr. Inventory Analyst

Job Locations US-WI-Schofield
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Senior Inventory Analyst is responsible for accuracy of inventory costs across all facilities within Wausau Supply. The successful candidate will excel in extracting strategic insights from complex data, guiding decision-making, and supporting company goals by working with various departments.


Duties to include (not limited to):      

  • Weekly review of production order variances to identify unusual variances and report root cause
  • Post monthly journal entries for closing and other month end tasks
  • Responsible for maintenance of inventory costs at all facilities
  • Assist in the preparation and application of annual overhead rate calculations
  • Assist with quotations for new products or process improvements supporting the business
  • Prepare and monitor manufacturing production efficiencies as well as spending performances
  • Perform variance analyses and reports as requested by management, manufacturing or other departments
  • Verify accuracy of costs of newly created items
  • Key strategic projects working with cross functional business teams
  • Monitor items to insure all have costs thru exception reporting
  • Monitor location cycle counts for accuracy and completion
  • Prepare inventory workpapers both monthly and year-end
  • Investigate and resolve issues with item costs identified by other departments
  • Assist in the annual operating budget forecasts


A Senior Inventory Analyst will possess and/or demonstrate the ability to:

  • Exhibit good attendance and stability in the work place
  • Interact and communicate with customers, suppliers and co-workers in a clear and professional manner
  • Instill self-motivation and collaboration
  • Comply with strict adherence to deadlines
  • Display attention to detail, proficient writing, verbal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge, practice and enforce good manufacturing and safety practices


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, preferred
  • Working knowledge of cost accounting and cost analysis, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft tools
  • Experience with ERP costing systems desired
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting processes and procedures
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills

Reports to:  Director of Finance



Conclusion:  A Senior Inventory Analyst will exemplify the high standards that have come to be associated with Wausau Supply.  As an interregnal part of the finance team, the Senior Inventory Analyst faces their position with politeness, honor, integrity, and the willingness to do what our competition will not. The maintenance and growth of Wausau Supply is every employee owner’s primary objective.


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