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Cost Accountant in Benton, KY at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Benton, KY
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/8/2018

Job Description

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Industry leading, innovative manufacturer of commodity materials in Benton, KY
  • This company has a unique vision and expanding footprint, with an excellent reputation and an established history
  • The company produces multiple award winning products and has a vision for continued expansion and innovation

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Entrepreneurial environment with a great company culture and industry leadership
  • High visibility role working directly with senior leadership to manage, impact and expand divisional functions
  • An organization that values its employees and rewards contributions both personally and professionally
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential and excellent benefits (401k match, Healthcare, etc…)

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Accurately measure current costs
  • Set objectives with the manufacturing team on cost improvements
  • Measure material usage vs. actual usage
  • Establish all new material codes
  • Review and report SAP manufacturing variances daily, especially as they relate to production order variances.
  • Work with facility personnel ( Plant managers, area managers/supervisors, etc.) for full understanding of manufacturing processes and associated raw materials.
  • Responsible for establishing and appropriateness of all inventory reserves - finished goods, WIP and raw materials. Lead excess and obsolete inventory review process.
  • Work with the Purchasing group to understand and eliminate any errors in purchase price variance.
  • Annual update and testing of internal control (SOX) narratives related to areas of responsibility.
  • Daily tracking of other variable costs beyond raw materials.
  • Full back up for Cognos system reporting for month end close. Assist in Month end close.

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 Years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • GAAP/IFRS knowledge
  • SAP Software experience
  • Strong background in inventory accounting
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on the development of cost standards
  • Strong MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail.

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