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Accountant - Cost Accountant

Boh Bros. Construction Co., L.L.C. is currently accepting applications for a full-time Cost Accountant.

 Reporting directly to the Company's Controller and based at the Corporate Office (730 S Tonti Street in New Orleans), this position will work in coordination with a team of experienced Cost Accountants with emphasis on internal/quality control monitoring as well as detailed job cost analysis.   Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Minimum three (3) years of experience working in an accounting role Experience in Construction industry preferred Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products including advanced Excel Experience with the Company's construction software, CMiC preferred Must be able to prioritize and multi-task with strong attention to detail Self-starter with demonstrated critical thinking skills and strong analytical ability Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills required Duties include: Job set ups, focusing on detailed job parameters from inception to completion.

Performs monthly bank reconciliations including analysis and review. Verifies, tracks and funds weekly payroll tax deposits as well as monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings including W-2's. Assists with surety bond invoicing and tracking.

Completes monthly job cost allocations for all departments. Ensures detailed overhead budgeting and analysis reporting is completed accurately and  in a timely manner. Prepares monthly P&L reports.

Assists the Controller in monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement preparation. Assists with external audit activities including preparation of audit schedules and interaction with outside auditors. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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Cost Accountant

Job Summary: Responsible for leading monthly product cost closing/profitability analysis.

Summary of Essential Job Functions: • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, unless business needs require additional hours worked; • This position will require extended work hours during monthly, quarterly and annual closings; • Regularly communicates internally or externally with headquarters in Korea to provide financial information and any other particular (financial) reporting purposes; • Perform monthly product cost closing/profitability analysis; • Analyze cost accounting data; • Prepare and analyze monthly HQ management full package reports; • Support annual management planning, including budget; • Work closely with production teams and communicate variance root causes; • Responsible for SAP CO module data, while monitoring other modules; • Support year-end audit and quarterly review process; • Responsible for standard cost planning; • Prepare, review and analyze inventory evaluation and inventory roll forward; • Support financial accounting issues; • Review and analyze capital expenditure transactions; • Work on special projects as assigned; • Perform other duties as assigned; Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: • Bilingual in Korean/English • SAP • Ability to meet and adhere to deadlines; • Strong verbal and written communication skills; • Computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Excel; • Critical thinking, multi-tasking and troubleshooting skills; • Attention to detail; • Must be able to maintain confidentiality; Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field; • Bilingual in Korean/English; • 0-3 years related work experience; • SAP experience preferred; Physical Demands & Work Environment: • The position operates in an office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment; • This position does not supervise the work of others; • Minimal travel is expected for this position; • Ability to lift up to 50lbs as needed; • Ability to remain in a stationary position up to 95% of shift; Disclaimer:

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities form time to time, as needed.

This job description is subject to change at any time. Successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen is required.

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Cost Accountant

Conduct Cost Accounting procedures to accurately determine the cost of manufacturing products and analyze plant financial operations to identify opportunities for improving financial performance. Duties and Responsibilities: + Develop and maintain direct and indirect standard costs by product for materials, labor and mfg. overhead as well as performing required system maintenance to set-up new raw material items and finished products + Prepare timely and pertinent cost variance reports and analysis and make recommendations or take action on items as needed + Review PPV reports and research purchases to ensure accurate PPV reporting + Analyze and report on inventory variances of raw materials and finished goods + Contribute pertinent cost analysis associated with the annual budgeting process + Partner with operational management to improve controls, accuracy and quality of mfg. costs and resolve extraordinary variances + Prepare accurate cost estimates for new and/or existing products on request + Participate in the monthly fiscal accounting closing process - prepare and enter journal entries and prepare and distribute operational statements + Prepare monthly finished goods inventory valuation and ensure all physical adjustments and cycle counts are perform according to policy + Works cross-functionally to develop reporting and data collection processes that enable analysis of operating costs.

  • Supports the annual inventory processes as needed Experience & Education Required: + BA/BS degree (Accounting or Finance preferred) or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior cost accounting experience preferred + Knowledge of GAAP and ethical standards associated with confidential and fiduciary responsibilities + Previous experience using ROSS financial software preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (verbal and written) + Outstanding accuracy and attention to detail Confidentiality The Cost Accountant position will, in the course of normal duties, have exposure to the Company’s confidential financial information, customer information and labor costs. Work Environment The Cost Accountant will typically work in an office setting and the incumbent is required to have the ability to operate standard office equipment (Computer, calculator, copier, fax machine, phone). Additionally, the Cost Accountant will be required to spend 25% of time working in the Dairy Plant environment.

    Donning of personal protective equipment (PPE) including bump cap, safety glasses, hearing protection, smock and show covers is required and the incumbent will be exposed to extreme temperatures, industrial noise and slippery floor conditions. The ability to see, walk, sit, reach, bend, climb and carry up to 25 lbs. is required.

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Cost Accountant

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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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

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Cost Accountant

Requisition Number: 172042 Job Title: Cost Accountant City: Salisbury State: MD

Cost AccountantDescription/Job Summary The primary purpose of this position is financial reporting and analysis, monthly closing and balance sheet reconciliations, and various Internal Control audit requirements for the Delmarva Live Operations Facilities. This includes accounting and auditing for 3 Grow Out departments, three feed mills and four hatcheries, along with reconciling nine grow-out areas at month end. This position also supports the weekly grower pay settlement process by posting settlements and addressing settlement issues with Grow Out management and the settlement coordinators and fuel clerk. This position will be utilized to help the live accounting team successfully implement a major Mtech system upgrade. Responsibilities/Duties + Responsible for adhering to generally accepted accounting principles for three feed mills, four hatcheries and nine grow-out areas. Accurate accounting and balance sheet preparation by established deadlines required monthly.

  • Management reporting on a timely, accurate and consistent basis. Includes ad hoc analysis and reporting for Accounting and Operations Management.

  • Oversee monthly 1099 reconciliation and manage yearly 1099 process with third party.

  • Maintain accounting controls by performing annual payroll, receivables, capital assets, Internal Controls SOPs, and feed mill inventory audits for all Delmarva facilities.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating plans and quarterly forecasts.

  • Oversee weekly settlement process and support Settlement Coordinators which would include: + Have a thorough understanding of the MTech system and all of the growing programs. Have sufficient knowledge to be back up for all coordinators for settlement process + Have responsibility for coordinating Mtech updates to support new growing programs or new/revised payment terms/incentives/bonuses.

  • Set up new weekly audit procedures to ensure that settlements are accurate.

  • Post Broiler settlements and tie out producer pay to SAP for weekly payments to contract growers.

  • Maintain weekly litter standards and monthly medication, supplies, and production admin standards in Mtech.

  • Address settlement-related issues with Grow Out, Coordinators, and Fuel Clerk and fuel companies + Dotted line supervision of fuel settlement clerk

  • Address requests from operations for data corrections/changes in Mtech for chick placements, feed, or processing transactions as needed.

  • Create and upload weekly and monthly Agristats data files.

  • Manage process with coordinators and address issues related to Kofax indexing of settlement documents + Participate and assist with testing for the implementation of new systems as needed, specifically the 2 year Mtech Version 7 Upgrade Project scheduled to begin April 2017.

Required Education Required: BS Degree in Accounting Preferred: CPA and/or MBA

Required Qualifications + 2 – 3 years of cost accounting experience.

  • A strong team player + Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment + Flexible with hours to accommodate settlements on Tuesday and special projects that arise due to the nature of live accounting environment

  • Availability to travel to assist with Live audits outside of the Delmarva area, as needed + Strong math, analytical, and organizational skills with a good working knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point. Experience with SAP would be considered a plus.

Details Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant Job#:TTP033117 Positions:1 Posted:05/12/2017 Job Type:Full Time, Regular Location:WI-Racine Department:Finance & Accounting Category:Finance & Accounting Salary:Exempt Benefits:Benefits

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Manufacturing Cost Accountant

Prominent national chemical company is seeking a Manufacturing Cost Accountant for their Texas facility. You'll use your education & stellar people skills as you work within the accounting group ensuring accounting activity is recorded accurately on time. You must have experience in cost accounting and it would be a plus if you have worked in the chemical industry.

Salary $75,000 - $105,000 Plus Great Benefits & Paid Relocation & Bonus

The ideal candidate has earned their CPA with some experience in public practice and is familiar with the cost accounting needs of a chemical facility. A strong working knowledge of SAP & ECC is a plus.

Spend your off time in a major Texas metro or one its suburbs. Enjoy anything the metro has to offer along with a short drive to the beautiful Gulf Coast for R&R. Your career, your fun, your life all bigger in Texas!

You'll be able to grow as a professional here; you'll use your initiative & ability to work alone and your coaching & interpersonal skills to work collectively. Use your smarts to quickly learn our system & organization structure. Promotions are available!

Minimum requirements for this Cost Accounting position:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance
Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience
Minimum of 2 years' in manufacturing cost accounting
Working knowledge of GAAP, ERP, work processes
Excellent communications, analytical, technical accounting skills
Proficient using Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products

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Sr. Cost Accounting Analyst

Title: Sr. Cost Accounting Analyst Location: US-WA-Vancouver

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Cost Accounting & Decision Services Support Manager

Located in downtown Minneapolis, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is Minnesota's premier Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. Committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families and staff, HCMC offers primary care and retail clinics throughout the Hennepin County metro area. We partner with our community, our patients and their families to ensure access to outstanding care. Our mission is to improve health and wellness through patient and community education, teaching and research. SUMMARY Hennepin County Medical Center has an opening for a Cost Accounting & Decision Support Services Managerto manage the cost accounting process, data integrity, and associated decision support system(s), including maintenance and enhancements that continually align with enterprise structure as well as strategic and business initiatives. RESPONSIBILITIES * Manage the cost accounting and reporting processes to help provide cost and profitability data to the organization. This includes the engagement of our leaders in the process to help them understand the data, how to interpret it and use it for decision making.

  • Lead profitability reporting for the organization for effective decision making, including further use and implementation of service line reporting

  • Lead the systems and modules that support the cost accounting and financial analysis teams. This includes implementation, upgrades, problem solving and teaching.

  • Oversee maintenance and improvement to the cost accounting processes including but not limited to: Relative Value Unit Development, reconciliation of processes back to financial statements, development of a process that supports a business unit structure from single facility, and continued enhancements to integration of hospital and professional billing reporting.

  • Oversee the analysis, evaluation, and presentation of data to hospital management, financial staff, and other senior leadership.

  • Partner with and is liaison to payor contracting in the utilization and optimization of systematic modeling tools.

  • Collaboratively develops, recommends and implements applicable policies and procedures.

  • Maintain relationships with staff, customers, and vendors.

  • Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business including finance & accounting coursework * 7+ years of related Healthcare Cost Accounting experience

  • Experience that includes managing healthcare data OR * An approved equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Finance or Business (MBA, CPA, or CMA) * EPIC experience and knowledge

  • Allscripts EPSI cost accounting module experience

  • Strong understanding and aptitude for complex healthcare revenue streams Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Expert knowledge of Excel and experience in Word, Access (relational databases), PowerPoint, general ledger systems, and other reporting tools

  • Cost Accounting software experience

  • Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently

  • Ability to influence leadership as to their business needs

  • Excellent accuracy in analysis and cost benefit analysis

  • Strong track record of building internal and external collaborative relationships

  • Proven ability to establish work plans, goals, and manage to those objectives

  • Strategic ability to see the big picture and lead a team through change toward a vision

  • Ability to design work processes around customer needs and expectations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment. HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We’re driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for your consideration in submitting an application. Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.

Primary Location: MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus Standard Hours/FTE Status: FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period) Shift Detail: Day Job Level: Manager Employee Status: Regular Eligible for Benefits: No Union/Non Union: Non-Union Job Posting: Jun-14-2017

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