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Staff Accountant Cost Accountant
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Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, principally Excel is required. Strong technology expertise in other applications a plus. 0-2 years related experience.
Applies principles of cost accounting with a primary focus on basic analysis of cost accounting and inventory data, knowledge of cost accounting and inventory systems involved in the cost accounting process. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Functions: 1.
Prepares and compiles financial data in a timely manner to support established schedules and deadlines. 2. Prepare journal entries and supporting schedules for closing 3. Reconcile assigned accounts including preparation of appropriate documentation 4.
Identifies problems and potential improvements to existing systems and processes 5. Prepares schedules, reports, presentations, etc. for management 6. Under immediate supervision, follows established procedures to perform tasks that are routine in nature, requiring little evaluation, originality, or ingenuity. 7.
Analyzes records of financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries. 8. Specific area of responsibility 9. Applies principles of cost accounting with a primary focus on basic analysis of cost accounting and inventory data, knowledge of cost accounting and inventory systems involved in the cost accounting process.
Additional Functions: 1. Other duties as assigned. Other Requirements: 1.
A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer. Languages Required (in addition to English): [[cusLanguage]] Additional Information Requisition Number: [[id]] Category: [[customString3]] Percentage of Travel: [[custravRequired]] Shift: [[cusShift]] Employment Type: [[filter2]] Posting End Date: [[custextPostEndDate]] Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee. Legal Information | Site Utilities | Contacts | Sitemap Copyright © 2014 Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.
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- Perform month end close activities related to Cost Accounting.
- Prepare actual vs. estimated product cost analysis and product margin analysis.
- Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effects on costs.
- Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
- Develop a process to review/maintain costing of finished goods and production components in a multisite ERP system.
- Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
- Assist with the regular review of excess/obsolete inventory.
- Conduct inventory reconciliations monthly.
- Perform work order review/analysis for accuracy and completeness.
- Analyze and report out on inventory transaction activities.
- Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit, and coordination with Materials, Production and work order processing.
- Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
- Represent Accounting/Finance on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in Accounting with costing, operations and inventory
- Excellent time management, organization, and communication skills
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
- Hands-on ERP experience preferred, experience with Visual is a plus
Senior Cost Accountant
This role will responsible for cost accounting activities related to the manufacturing operations in the US. Candidates should have strong analytical skills, be able to multitask as well as possess excellent communications skills. Key responsibilities are listed, but not limited to, those noted below:
- Perform assigned cost accounting activities including month end close, preparation of various journal entries, quarterly standard cost revaluation, variance analysis, margin analysis, inventory control and physical counts, etc.
- Prepare E&O and LCM reserves analyses quarterly in conjunction with policies.
- Prepare quarterly Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold P&L Flux Analyses
- Support costing activities; analyze actual labor, material, overhead cost and capacity. Interact with Production Control team to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) and Routing are accurate and up to date.
- Assist with monthly Other Cost of Goods Sold (“OCNIS”) forecasts
- Calculate, analyze and report warranty expense and related reserves
- Work closely with manufacturing operation partners and IT to drive process improvements
- Able to interface with the internal operations team to implement process improvements
- Collaborate with external audit staff for quarterly and annual year-end audit procedures
- Develop, maintain and ensure ongoing compliance with accounting policies and procedures
- Understand, analyze, and offer insight into manufacturing processes at a semi-conductor fab, along with chip assembly operations, BOM structures, routings, labor rates, and manufacturing overhead rates
- Perform independent analysis on operations performance to validate yield rates and throughout capacity.
- Understanding of US GAAP and monthly accounting close processes and internal accounting controls for SOX compliance
- Bachelor’s degree in business with accounting or finance concentration
- Over five years of cost accounting experience in a high-tech manufacturing environment
- Experience in managing multiple tasks/projects and priorities with the ability to escalate in an appropriate and timely manner
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
- Experience and knowledge of Oracle R12 is preferred
- ERP / MRP systems, process and controls implementation experience desired
- Experience in interactions with international accounting team members is desirable
- Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
- A track record of attention to detail, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement
Staff Accountant - Construction And Cost Accounting
Jul 14, 2017
Omaha, NE, US
Requisition ID: 67041 Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia.
Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees. How We’re Different • Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record • Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs Staff Accountant - Construction Cost Accounting
Summary The Staff Accountant in Construction Cost Accounting will be responsible for analyzing operational and financial information in the preparation of monthly Joint Venture financial statements and quarterly Sole job reporting, and providing support and information to field and corporate personnel, outside partners and internal/external auditors.
Primary Responsibilities • Prepare monthly financial statements for sponsored Joint Venture projects and quarterly Sole Contract project work papers by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger, field systems, other accounting departments, and preparing general ledger entries and supporting schedules • Work effectively with field personnel to ensure accurate and timely reporting of construction projects • Reconcile general ledger accounts • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data • Provide accounting support to outside partners and external auditors • Prepare analysis schedules for the quarterly Management reporting packet • Recommend new or enhanced accounting procedures that increase efficiencies by analyzing current processes and desired outcomes • Special Projects as needed
Qualifications This position requires self-awareness and initiative. This individual must be assertive to take on learning activities and grasp developmental opportunities. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and have the ability to build relationships quickly and naturally. These relationships will bring this candidate the credibility needed to operate as a successful business partner within the Kiewit Companies. • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting • Zero to 4 years of accounting experience • Ability and willingness to work overtime as necessary to meet deadlines during high volume times • Strong written and oral communication skills • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles • Proficient in learning new accounting systems and ability to comfortably and efficiently navigate within them • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers and the ability to maintain these relationships over time • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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Accountant II - Cost Accountant
Accountant II - Cost Accountant
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Job Number: 9774
Job Title: Accountant II - Cost Accountant
Introduction: The Cost Accountant is an integral part of the Cost Accounting team, reporting directly to the Cost Accounting Manager. The Cost Accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of cost, forecasts, budgets and tracing costs back to underlying activities.
The position has a strong focus on maintenance inventory management and the related accounting for maintenance contracts. The role will provide accurate financial and statistical data in order for management to make timely and informed decisions concerning financial performance of the business.
Responsibilities: + Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as maintenance cost & inventory.
- Analyzing data collected and recording results + Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures + Analyze actuals versus budget/forecast and distribute monthly reports + Assisting in month end close of the general ledger + Reconciles Service Parts inventories + Assist with other duties and special projects as needed
Required Skills: + Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience + 3+ years of Accounting & Finance experience
Strong cost systems background and excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills + Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Preferred Skills: + Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent experience + Experience with Oracle + Experience working in a global environment
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EEO: Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.
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Durham, North Carolina US Community / Marketing Title: Accountant II - Cost Accountant
Requisition Number: ACCOU01146
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Senior Cost Accountant
Microsemi - DPG is a leading supplier of semiconductor components with a focus on the production of discrete components, hybrids and modules supplying the following end markets: Military and Defense, Avionics, Space and Extreme Environment. This is a key Finance position within a multi level manufacturing organization. Maintenance and enhancement of a comprehensive standard cost system within Dynamics AX provides the framework for extensive analysis of costs, work order variance reviews, and product profitability measures. Monthly valuations and reporting of inventories and reserves along with continuing reviews of inventory accuracy are additional responsibilities of the position. This position reports to the controller of the division in Lawrence, MA. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: * Sole contributor position
Maintains all standard costs in a made to stock/job cost system
Performs on-going cost rolls on a periodic basis to keep standards current.
Develops all labor and overhead burden rates at least once per year and verifies/updates operational yields within costing routes.
Performs weekly closed work order analysis to identify costing issues and initiates corrective actions
Performs month end inventory reconciliations on a book to perpetual basis. Develops a monthly inventory package that reports out inventory valuations, excess and obsolescence requirements, and all other cost adjustments for the period.
Maintains, calculates, and manages obsolete, excess and LCM inventory reserves and all related reporting.
Develops a month/Qtd/Ytd inventory roll forward analysis
Working with purchasing, maintains a monthly PPV report and establishes a capitalized PPV variance to be booked monthly.
Responsible for a monthly MFG Variance analysis that analyzes current std earned allowances against actual expenses, volumes and mix. This document is measured by department work centers.
Reports and analyzes quarterly standard and gross margin by PLM and product families.
Reports and analyzes Mfg Variances as reported on the COGS section of the P&L. * Provides audit oversight from a SOX/Finance perspective on cycle count and wip validation systems. Audits completeness and accuracy. Uses ABC analytics to set cycle count parameters annually.
Develops metrics and tracking systems for major cost drivers within the division.
Works closely with management in the development of routes and boms for new products.
Works closely with the controller on annual planning and related financial analysis needs. * BS in Finance/Accounting with at least 7 years cost experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong Cost and Inventory experience within a Semiconductor MFG environment desirable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of management with the additional skill of assuming a leadership role in driving cost accounting excellence
Experience in budgeting, modeling, and financial analysis
Prior Supervisory or Team Leadership Experience
Proficient in working with Microsoft Dynamics AX is a plus
Exceptional skills in Excel and Access Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Financial Analyst - Cost Accountant
The financial analyst role at Prevost Car | Nova Bus Plattsburgh is a combined function to support the Cost Accounting Manager Financial Analysis and Bids engaged in the costing of vehicles 50% of the time ; and the Plattsburgh Plant Controller in support of activities related to operating budget, monthly forecasting of the Plattsburgh factory 50% of the time. Some travel to Canada may be required. The selected candidate will work in Plattsburgh and will report to the Plant Controller. Responsibilities - Cost Accounting & Bids (75% of activity) + Determine vehicle cost and customer change orders cost depending on the financial specifications of Canadian and American bids + Sit on the bids committee and present sales price proposals to management + Analyze the bid from financial risks and opportunities perspective, prepare and present recommendations to the management team + Determine bond and insurance needs for contracts with bids submitted and monitor on a monthly basis + Assist in the preparation of forecasts and annual budgets for the cost of sales and variance to standard accounts + Monitor contract cost and explain variances vs. bid and vs. budget and forecast + Assist in customer costing audits Responsibilities – Site Controlling (25% of activity) + Assist in the preparation, consolidation and communication of the annual operating budget and monthly forecasts of the financial statements for Plattsburgh divisions and implement required actions to help reach financial objectives + Support the business partner for the manufacturing sector of the Plattsburgh factory, perform analysis and support cross-functional teams in defining actions and opportunities to reach their efficiency objectives + Assist in the preparation of detailed analyses of the manufacturing cost and variances and propose improvement suggestions + Assist in the monitoring of progress and results of the manufacturing efficiency program, link with financial forecast and implement the actions required to reach targeted results + Support the production of financial analyses linked with various operational scenarios and proposal of relevant recommendations to support decision making + Assist in the preparation of monthly reports and dashboard on financial performance, explaining results and actions needed + Support the implementation continuous improvement projects for the Finance department and the company in order to optimize operating and financial processes
Education and experience + Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration
Professional accounting designation: CPA or CMA + Experience in developing standard cost + 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing company + Experience in large corporations and multi-site environments + Thorough knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook + Knowledge of an MRP system, an asset + Strong sense of planning and organization
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills + Enthusiastic team player
About us The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment.
We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer.
We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
Auto req ID 73064BR
Volvo Buses State/Province
New York City/Town
Plattsburgh Employment/Assignment Type
Regular Travel Required (Maximum)
Occasional Last application date 30-Jul-2017
Functional Area Finance & Control Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran
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Position Description Position Summary: Establish, maintain, monitor and report accurate product costing and inventory data. Collect data and prepare reports for all manufacturing and operational activity. Compare budget to actual expenses and analyze variances. Assist in establishing and implementing new or modified cost accounting systems, methods and procedures. Provide cost accounting support to all areas of the company as needed with an emphasis on operations. Act as the liaison to external and internal auditors for all cost and inventory accounting requests. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: * Reconcile cost of sales and inventory accounts
Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory valuation and prepare inventory roll forward
Reclass costs to correct accounts as required (warranty, etc.) * Analyze production variances and propose adjustments as needed
Review activity recorded via time and labor posting, reclassify as needed, notify appropriate staff of any changes required to ensure accurate reporting
Report on cost metrics including product line margins and variances, labor costs and efficiencies, etc
Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management
Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
Assist in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 implementation
Coordinate with IT department for system, data request and reporting issues.
Perform annual cost roll
Act as liaison to operations personnel for cost accounting and product related reporting.
Special projects as assigned Position Requirements Knowledge, Skills & Experiences: * Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 or more years of related experience
Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
Strong organizational and communicational skills
Strong data mining skills
Manufacturing experience required We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID #: 9813 Location: US - California - San Diego Functional Area: Finance Division: AHV - Power Systems & Instruments Position Type: Full-Time Regular Education Required: Bachelors Degree Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years Relocation Provided: No Travel Percentage: 0
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Position Summary Support and partner with the Site Manager by managing all general cost accounting, standard cost calculations, variance analysis, and budget performance on a local level.
Key Accountabilities * Assure the accurate and timely preparation and reporting of results including necessary analyses and guidance to aid in the identification or resolution of problem areas and in planning and decision making
Support month-end close, budget planning, year-end close by effective planning, prioritization and judgment
Determine proper cost basis of business activity for proper allocation of Materials, Labor and Overhead. Provide variance explanation through data analysis to support key metrics related to actual production
Maintain and improve Bills of Material and Routings through analysis of changes in methods.
Support Capital projects as needed through review of payback calculations
Provide Plant Management personnel with Cost Center reporting and lead opportunities for improvement affecting profitability
Support the development of counter-measures based on analysis of data and collaborate with plant teams for corrective actions
Support quote activity by Sales for existing products by maintaining accurate cost models and utilizing ad hoc cost calculations for new products
Interact with Planning on a daily basis to review and determine best method of material usage for production
Comply with all relevant company policies and procedures for responsible areas
Provide Ad-Hoc analysis on an as-needed basis to support Management.
Position Requirements * Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required * 5 – 7 years accounting experience, with 4 – 5 in a manufacturing setting
Experience in job or machine shop or other custom manufacturing. Experience in construction, automotive or chemical industries a plus
Intermediate to advanced software skills in Excel, Word and Power Point
Strong Cost Accounting background and excellent analytical skills
Advanced ERP system knowledge required. Candidates with SAP experience/implementation a plus
Candidates should have demonstrated skills of effective past performance in a manufacturing environment with the ability to adapt to change and to drive improvement cycle
Presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and written to all levels of the organization
Self initiator driven to solve problems and seek understanding
Capable of managing competing priorities and deadlines
Advanced Excel and Power Point abilities to facilitate complex analysis to varying degrees of management
Exhibit the highest forms of kind professionalism and conduct in all internal or external interactions
Demonstrated experience working cross-functional to develop standard costing models
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently in an office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee will occasionally travel to customer sites and to offsite meetings.
Special Instructions to Applicants We offer competitive wages, affordable and comprehensive benefits, FSA, retirement plan with employer match, disability benefits, vacation and holiday pay and more! Position Type: Business Unit Department: Operations - Sinking Spring, PA Location: Sinking Spring Posting Number: 20110519BU Position Title: COST ACCOUNTANT Talent Requisition Number: 20110519BU
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Cost Accountant / Inventory Control Manager - Omaha, NE
Job Description: s: Phillips Manufacturing, one of the nation’s foremost names in the custom drywall and plaster components industry and growing within the roofing metals industry is looking for talent to join our team. Specifically, we are searching for a Cost Accountant/Inventory Control Manager to be based out of our Omaha, Nebraska corporate office. The successful candidate will work closely with our operations teams on strategies that support our business objectives. The following is additional information designed to assist you in determining if you would like to be considered as a candidate for this opportunity: Position Summary: This position maintains the systems, procedures, and information necessary to accurately understand its inventories and cost accounting of raw materials, supplies and finished goods inventory on a Company-wide basis. Essential Functions: + Maintain the timely and accurate technical file data of the Company’s raw materials, supplies and finished goods inventory including part numbers, locations, bills of materials including costing, stocking units, standard packaging, and specifications of inventory items.
Ensure inventory handling procedures result in accurate inventory information by working with the departments responsible for material handling, manufacturing production, stocking, shipping and receiving.
Ensures that the Company is taking full advantage of the features and benefits of the manufacturing software for inventory control functions by understanding the application, implementing its use for inventory control, and making recommendations / suggestions for other departments to use complimentary functionality where appropriate.
Implementation and maintenance of inventory bar coding and bin location systems for raw materials, supplies and finished goods inventory.
Implementation and maintenance of automated receiving, manufacturing production, inventory movement and transfers and customer shipping data capture.
Timely and accurate month-end closing of inventory systems is of highest priority as it impacts the daily operations of other system users including sales, manufacturing, traffic and warehousing.
Develops program for the selection of inventory items subject to cycle counting verification to be performed by warehouse personnel, evaluate results of cycle counts, investigate exceptions, direct recounts and adjust inventory as appropriate.
Execution of periodic full physical inventory counts to insure data entry, tracking and maintenance systems and cycle counting procedures are working as designed.
Document and maintain standard operating procedures for inventory control duties + Interact and work with other departments in a positive, constructive, and helpful manner.
Travel as needed to work with personnel in other inventory locations (min 2X per year in each manufacturing plant, 1X in each distribution center or warehouse). Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of what this excellent opportunity will provide to the successful candidate. Required Experience: Job Specifications: KSA’s: + Knowledge of the Company’s inventory computer systems and applications.
Effective verbal and written communications skills.
Organizational/time management skills.
Analytical / mathematical skills.
Ability to make decisions and solve problems.
Ability to interact with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to operate a computer, telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator and other office equipment.
Ability Experience: 5 years work experience in related areas with inventory control / master scheduling experience preferred Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration or equivalent work experience required. Keyword: Cost Accountant / Inventory Control Manager From: Phillips Manufacturing Co.