Cost Analyst

Green Thumb
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

**The Role

**As a Cost Analyst at GTI, you will be responsible for supporting Accounting operations on our Finance team.  There are complexities to the manufacturing and production operations and it’s imperative that you understand all components from start to finish.



  • Plan, Study, and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor and overhead
  • Analyze data collected and record results
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing actual costs to budgeted production costs
  • Support multiple sites with monthly closing of financials in accordance with GAAP, variance analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Lead Inventory Accounts Payable function as well as cash disbursements
  • Analyze and report on aged, discarded, and transferred inventory.
  • Support monthly physical inventory counts and periodic cycle counts while maintaining compliance with company and state regulations.
  • Reconcile finished goods, raw material, and packaging inventory.
  • Support monthly CPG reporting, cost inputs, audit inputs and ERP master data activities
  • Support site management in assessing capital projects and expenditure requests. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to meet business needs.
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses, special projects, and other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related field, Master’s Degree or CPA, preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills

**Additional Requirements


  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must possess valid driver’s license
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry