Support Cost Analyst

Glenview, IL 60026

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Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.
Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth including a tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company provided retirement benefits.
Position Description
The role will fulfill cost accounting duties for multiple vendors. The position supports the cost team as requested, and works closely with the business to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform department(s) on cost divers and variances. Finally, the position will work collaboratively as a business partner with Marketing, Sales, Inventory Management, Business Management, Finance, Accounts Payable, Corporate Accounting and our Vendors.


Cost Management

  • Analyze, Research, and Upload Vendor Cost Files
  • Identify and update systems for Cost Increases/Decreases/ and New/EOL Parts
  • Manage and update Standard Costs per established strategy
  • Respond to general cost questions

Data Integrity

  • Align costs with Marketing Brand Strategies
  • Research and build Unit of Measure Conversions
  • Duplicate Part Resolution
  • Provide Content for Marketing Memos


  • Profitability Analysis
  • Cost Discrepancy Resolution

Qualifications & Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ideal candidate is required to possess decision making skills along with strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates are required to have a strong work ethic and a hands-on attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize meet deadlines and deliver on commitments.
  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative environment
  • Aptitude to learn new software programs

Work Environment
Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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Our Blue Book!

Some companies have mission statements, some have employee policies.....we have the Blue Book.

"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

If you have a disability and need help with any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying, we are happy to assist. Please contact 224-521-8159 or, and we will put you in touch with the right person.

EEO is the Law, and we comply with every aspect of it. It's part of our values, and the way we conduct business. For more information, click here: EEO is the Law

Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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