Accountant Cost Job Description Sample
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Monitor, maintain, and analyze product and project costs in LN ERP system
Assist in the maintenance and review of Estimates at Completion (EAC) andensure compliance with company policies and procedures
Help to ensure compliance with new revenue recognition standard ASC 606
Workwith key team members to analyze manufacturing, sales and general cost centervariances; recommend improvements to efficiency and spending
Assistwith monthly and quarterly closings, financial reporting and analysis
Assistaccounting team, as needed
Bachelors in Accounting/Business
2 years of related experience
Fundamentalunderstanding of accounting principles
Knowledgeof MS Excel
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Sr Cost Accountant
COST ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE IN MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT PREFERRED
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Minimum 5 years previous cost account experience in a manufacturing environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.
Cost Accountant (38407)
Assist the controller in the management of the day-to-day accounting functions of the facility by performing all related Cost Accounting functions using GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.)
All job responsibilities are to be performed in adherence with the company's Principles of Ethical Business Conduct.
Ensuring Operations are supported with accurate and timely financial and operating information to allow maximum efficiency without compromising quality standards
Provide management of the day-to-day JD Edwards accounting systems and procedures and assure compliance with Group operations requirements.
Provide monthly financial reports in accordance with strict Group Operations and the Corporate Finance Department deadlines.
Collect, analyze, and interpret information required by the facility to effectively plan and control the facility's income and expenditures.
Assist the Controller in assessing the cost effectiveness of procedures, materials, and other resources of the facility.
Effective Direct Labor costing and tracking
Ensure highest standards of inventory control
Extensive Forecast and Budget preparation is required. Must be able to analyze past data and use analytical tools to forecast future trends.
Must be very pro-active in insuring all costs are accurately reflected thru detailed analysis of Cost reports and Bills of Material
Supporting the development of new/additional business opportunities through managing the customer profitability & pricing process;
Ensuring an up-to-date awareness of business issues/potential issues;
Ensuring that all Site/Group/Corporate policies are implemented and applied with the associated controls in place;
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role with 2-5 years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
- Able to apply broad work experience and knowledge when analyzing complex problems. Must be able consistently identify critical elements, variables and alternatives to develop solutions. Must be able to organize/prioritize existing resources and incorporate new information, as needed, to implement the most effective solutions.
- Able to communicate clearly and courteously with those who need to know of decisions/actions/problems.
- Able to apply excellent business acumen and collaborative skills when resolving problems.
- Knowledge of ERP systems i.e JD Edwards would be a distinct advantage. Able to apply excellent functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Windows, MAC, or other technical tools in completing assignments. Able to apply expertise in all the tools or applications used to complete work assignments. Able to mentor junior level team members in the use of tools and/or systems in the position.
- Requires excellent communication skills with ability to state messages in a clear manner by using language that is easy for others to understand. Able to explain programs policies and procedures in language that is understood by others.
- Must be able to modify communication style both formal and informal to match the appropriate level of the audience targeted. Requires strong understanding of the impact of a message on the organization or customer. Able to write with the clarity and precision necessary for the work being performed.
RR Donnelley is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, martial status, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
Position Title: Cost Accountant Classification: Exempt
Location/Department: Finance EEO Category: Professional
Reports to: Controller Direct/Indirect: Indirect
Cost Accountant is responsible for standard cost accounting and reporting, monthly inventory close, inventory reserves, bill of materials, and cost analysis to maintain accurate costing data and procedures. Will also liaison with manufacturing operations and financial staff, as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Update and maintain records for the labor and overhead rates.
Update and maintain bill of materials and routings to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly.
Audit bills of materials and routings ensure bill of material and costing accurately reflect production operations, and perform time studies.
Ensure timely and accurate input of price changes.
Ensure the accuracy of inventory and reported results, and assists with the inventory cycle counts.
Calculate and maintain the inventory reserves files.
Review labor reporting and cost, material costs, manufacturing overheard, freight costs, and returns.
Maintain accurate cost accounting records correcting any errors and discrepancies as required each month by performing analysis, taking corrective actions, and/or making recommendations to management.
Ensures that all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting are completed on a timely basis and are accurate.
Assists with benchmarking, key performance indicators, and dash boards for measuring financial and operating performance. Assist with complex decision making initiatives.
Supports management on plant production and costing issues, provides recap with actions to be taken. Assists with operations meetings as necessary.
Assist with documentation, procedures, and other work flows.
Assist with analyzing purchasing contracts costs components.
Assist with analyzing costs initiatives and cost efficiencies.
Assist with the yearend inventory physical count.
Update and maintain the tooling amortization files and monthly journal entries.
Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and internal controls.
Assist with forecasts, annual and strategic plans, pro forma, and other financial scenarios.
Assist with monthly and yearend close, yearend audit, journal entries, account analysis, and reconciliation's including intercompany.
Assists other duties assigned as necessary.
Perform special projects as required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
B.S. Accounting or equivalent experience and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, preferably in aerospace industry.
A mixture of knowledge of Accounting, Manufacturing and of ERP systems.
Advanced MS Excel skills.
REASONING ABILITY: Must possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The person will perform duties in an Office environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have the ability to lift /move/up to 20 pounds.
(role requires and must have ability would both need to be selected)
Role requires ability to regularly stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop and crouch as well as sit on frequently.
Repetitive Wrist Use: Frequently
Repetitive Hand Use: Frequently
- Must have the ability to hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Must possess color vision.
Cost Accountant II
- Job Description
- ITT Control Technologies is a global engineering and manufacturing company with leading positions in the markets it serves. We design, develop and manufacture valves, actuators, pumps, switches, aircraft seat actuation systems for aerospace and various products for industrial applications and provide an ideal workplace environment in which to create a rewarding career. We are looking for team players with the talent and drive for excellence. We strive to create value for our employees by providing challenging workplace assignments.
Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis
Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management
Assist in month-end closing, analyze inventory valuation and inventory roll forwards
Assist with DCMA and TINA audits
Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
Forecast production variances based on trends and initiatives
Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
Provide insights and analysis on Absorption and Capitalized Variances
Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of margin, inventory and productivity schedules to management
Capital Reporting and Control
Track and report headcount budgets and variances
Skills and Experience
Skills and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
CPA or CMA (or working towards certification) desired
Working knowledge and experience with Cost Accounting required
Any experience with DCMA a significant benefit
Any experience with TINA audits a significant benefit
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 5 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
Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
Strong organizational and communicational skills
Knowledge of HFM strongly preferred
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
Job #: 183818
If you are an experienced Cost Accountant looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some of the nation's biggest companies. Our client has a need for a Cost Accountant. This is a direct position.
Your specific duties as a Cost Accountant will include:
Monitors and analyze cost performance versus plan, forecast, and metrics.
Participates in Month/Year End close and journal entries.
Reviews inventory transactions and related balance sheet accounts.
Coordinate physical inventory and cycle count counts and investigate variances and resolve issues.
Analyses excess & obsolescence and shrinkage reserves.
Calculates direct and indirect manufacturing rates for inventory control and valuation.
Knowledgeable of bill of material and Routers set-up and system flow.
Understanding of production and inventory control management.
Support ad-hoc requests, data mining, analytics and reporting
As a Cost Accountant you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience with SAP.
Advance excel skills to manage large volume of data.
Identify cost drivers and suggest cost improvements.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Work well under pressure.
Work cross-functionally with other departments.
As a Cost Accountant with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.
Make the most of your experience!
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.
ASSA ABLOY – Door Controls Monroe is the North American center of excellence for door motion control products. Primarily sold under the Norton and Rixson brand names, we manufacture and distribute mechanical and electro-mechanical door closers, low energy door operators, concealed door closers, and various accessories related to door motion control.
Reporting to the Plant Controller, the Cost Accountant will be responsible for ensuring proper valuation of the inventory in accordance with IFRS. Additionally, the Cost Accountant will be responsible for maintaining all fixed asset accounting and assist with day-to-day activities, as well as, month end financial reporting. The successful candidate for this position will:
Update and maintain inventory valuations in accordance with IFRS, including an annual plant wide cost roll. Coordinate and conduct annual physical inventory.
Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and be a key contributor in the annual strategic planning process and the development of operational objectives for the plant that are aligned to corporate strategic objectives.
Update and maintain all aspects of fixed asset accounting. Including prepare journal entries to capitalize, dispose, record depreciation of fixed assets. Track Construction in Progress and monitor against approved capital spending.
Analyze budgets and daily forecast for the plant, providing professional and timely management report on variances, trends and control standards and practices.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior leadership team members so as to identify their needs; seek to provide finance/accounting team support.
Participate in the month end financial close process, including journal entry preparation and account reconciliations.
Assist in providing financial analysis to support various departments, as well as, with the development of projects that improve productivity, cash flow, and EBIT.
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports including gross margin analysis, productivity analysis, and daily shipments and orders.
B.S. in Accounting or Finance. CPA and/or MBA a plus.
Three years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, with an emphasis on cost accounting, reporting, and variance analysis.
Strong Excel spreadsheet capabilities. Business Objects, HFM, FAS and JDE proficiency preferred.
Very high attention to detail, good organizational skills, good communication skills, reacts well to time pressure, comfortable working in plant environment and is motivated to learn all aspects of the manufacturing operation.
Strong analytical skills with ability to focus on details, as necessary.
Equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Position: Cost Accountant
Primary purpose of this position is to assist and support the Cost Accounting Manager in day to day, as well as periodic functions, to ensure that expenses are complete and accurate and ensure the accuracy of inventory.
Individual is required to monitor and analyze production variances including scrap activity.
Individual is required to support various levels of operations management.
Individual is responsible for preparing various inventory account reconciliations.
Individual is responsible for the input of costs for all new part numbers as well as processing standard cost changes as required in DataWorks.
Individual is responsible for assisting in annual physical inventories by auditing physical counts and reviewing discrepancy reports to ensure accuracy of inventory quantities, and making proper adjustments as required.This will include off site locations as well as headquarters.
Individual will assist the Cost Accounting Manager by reviewing and analyzing various responsibility statements and related expense accounts, as directed.
Individual will assist the Cost Accounting Manager with internal and external audits.This may require gathering documentation, explaining control processes, compiling data, etc.
Individual will prepare standard monthly journal entries and assist with financial close, as directed.
Individual will assist in the annual cost update, by reviewing accuracy of proposed costs.
Individual will generate various monthly reports.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of three to five years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external personnel
Ability to work independently.
Accuracy and detail oriented.
Willingness to travel as needed
Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products to include Advanced Excel, Word, Outlook.
Passing of background check which may include verification of prior employment, criminal conviction, history, educational and driving records.
As an employee of CooperSurgical, you'll receive an outstanding total compensation plan. As we believe your compensation goes beyond your paycheck, we offer a competitive salary, insurance coverage, 401(k) and a defined pension plan, paid time off for vacation, personal, sick and holidays, as well as a wide range of other perks and benefits. Please visit us at www.coopersurgical.com to learn more about CooperSurgical and the benefits of becoming a member of our team.
CooperSurgical is an equal employment opportunity employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran
Senior Cost Accountant
Who We Are:
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball's unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers' mission, we are there to help them achieve it.
Ball's beverage packaging, which delivers more than just a cold drink. We pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching. From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.
With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.
Primary Purpose of Position Provides technical support to the cost accounting function as directed.
Develops and monitors procedures and guidelines for the division financial organization. This includes the maintenance of the beverage division accounting policies.
Leads divisional projects to better utilize systems and resources in order to drive or support value-add initiatives.
Monitors individual plant closings to ensure the following of proper cost accounting procedures and assists the plants in issue resolution.
Performs month-end close accounting and assists in the analysis and preparation of divisional financial results for the corporate consolidation.
Responsible for ensuring that raw materials, finished goods, and storeroom physical inventories are being taken and documented.
Liaises with other divisions and shared services functions in the performance of accounting responsibilities and in implementing company-wide initiatives.
Works with plant controllers to continue standardization of monthly closings and communicates divisional directives to ensure proper implementation.
Prepares/reviews monthly analyses and reports for plant and division management.
Analyzes monthly cost statements and explain any variances deemed unusual.
Prepares monthly account reconciliations.
Broad training in a related field acquired through Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Finance degree may be acceptable with recent and relevant accounting work experience.
Job related experience for 3 years minimum.
Certifications/Licenses/Other: CPA preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
Working knowledge of the following areas: advanced accounting principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures; cost accounting, computer spreadsheets (Excel) and word processing (MS Word) programs
Ability to speak before others.
Must be able to organize, plan and prioritize.
Ability to meet deadlines, concentrate, and pay attention to details.
Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations.
5 to 10% travel
Relocation for this position is Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.
Senior Cost Accountant
- Under limited direction, perform varied and complex general and cost accounting duties as related to recording, analyzing and reporting financial operations
- Maintain cost accounting and inventory systems
- Maintain/analyze standard and actual costs
- Evaluate standard costing on an on-going basis and make adjustments as required, working with sales, production, and purchasing to accurately distribute costs
- Review Bills of Material and Routing information for all products
- Participate in modeling and pricing or new products, including detailed analysis of price/costing issues
- Assist in the month end close of the general ledger and perpetual inventory system
- Perform various month end reports, journal entries, and reconciliations
- Analyze excess and obsolete inventory and proposes reserve adjustments as required
- Identify and recommend changes to current processes – implement cost saving efficiencies, look for ways to lower production costs, investigate and minimize inventory shortages, reconcile discrepancies
- Assist auditors for year-end analysis as related to inventory and standard costing
- Aid in annual budget process from a cost accounting perspective
- Plan, collect and analyze data to determine cost of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor
- Performs ad hoc product cost analysis for management and operations teams as required
- Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management
- Other duties, as needed
- MUST HAVE at least 4+ years working experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
- The ability to recognize and address process and system improvements
- Time management skills, attention to detail, strong problem-solving and analytical skills
- Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, data mining, modeling)
- Great communication – verbal and written – skills required
- Experience in multiple ERP/accounting systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamix AX software
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