Financial Cost Analyst

Melaleuca, Inc.

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Idaho Falls, ID

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Company Profile

Melaleuca has firmly supported our mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985: “To Enhance the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals.”  Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health-oriented products, we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual revenue hitting over $2 billion dollars. We now have over 5,000 employees and operations in 19 countries around the world. Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years. To help keep up with this growth we are looking for an outstanding Cost Accounting Lead.


Assists the Global Plant Controller in influencing the direction of the business including supplying complete and accurate financial information to the company in the areas of product costs, inventory, income, expenses and capital.



  • Good grasp of basic financial tools (ROI/NPV, sensitivity and statistical analyses.
  • Creates/improves financial models to get the desired results for the analysis
  • Builds business relationship with peers beyond his/her local group
  • Consistently and effectively uses insight, logic and data to influence peers and decision makers
  • Demonstrates business acumen about the group’s business and industry
  • Communicates effectively by preparing messages with the audience in mind.
  • Regularly drives cash savings projects
  • Is looked up to as a key business partner in making decisions both internally and by other business partners.
  • Ability to provide results on special projects with minimal direction.



  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent with a cumulative GPA of a B or above.
  • 5 years + related experience in finance or accounting.
  • Familiarity with computer spreadsheet software.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and influence ability.
  • Communicate (hearing and speech) with individuals in person and by telephone.
  • Visually read reports, computer screen, etc.
  • Sit with intermittent walking.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy.

Why Melaleuca

Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.


This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.


Great culture—Flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.


Excellent compensation—in addition to a competitive wage and bonus incentive program, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on-site, we provide childcare, a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant!