Accountant Cost Job Description Sample
Cost Accountant - Cost Accounting, Sap, Financial Analysis, MRP
Cost Accounting, SAP, financial analysis, MRP Cost Accountant
Cost Accounting, SAP, financial analysis, MRP - Skills Required
Cost Accountant, SAP Experience a PLUS, Cost Analysis, Financial Analysis, Cost savings/cost reductions, Manufacturing, Accounting, Assistant Controller, Cost Accounting We are seeking an experienced Cost Accountant for a manufacturing team in the East Lansing area, in a role where you will deliver Strategic analysis resulting in high quality, concise information provided in a timely manner to the appropriate Management.
What You Will Be Doing In this role you will be tasked with developing Strategic proposals based on the Companys financial and economic goals, including managing balance Scorecard, providing Overview of Current Budget Planning Process, and Planning General Budget & Financial Topics. Some of what you will be responsible for, will include:
Advising Management as to appropriate direction to achieve financial goals, including performing analysis of the outcome to determine if goals will be achieved. Utilize full Cost & Marginal accounting principles to analyze the product in relation to planned and actual costs. Implement profitability calculations per Business Unit by applying accounting methods by cost type, cost center and product Perform economic efficiency calculations based on product & location Research & analyze optimization & improvements of current procedures Propose cost savings opportunities Analyze key cost driving elements & compare then over varying time lines.
Analyze & calculate the impact of implemented cost reductions and report accordingly. Analyze cost reductions by cost structure (including capacity, per piece cost, etc.) and impact on cost of sales Calculate cost rates for individual cost and center and Cost object (product). Prepare reporting on revenue costs, key cost figures, etc. and develop proposals to improve business. Ensure analysis and proposal of information;
What You Need for this Position The ideally qualified candidates, will bring with them, the following experiences and qualifications: Bachelor Degree with major in cost accounting or related field. 3-8 years of cost accounting, finance and controlling experience in a Manufacturing organization Ability to read and speak the German Language a plus 2-3 years of utilizing an MRP/ERP system, preferably SAP Advance user of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point So, if you are a Cost Accountant with experience, please apply today! Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
- Cost Accounting, SAP, financial analysis, MRP* MI-WebbervilleRH-1423822
Cost Accountant / Cost Analyst
COST ANALYST / ACCOUNTING
Our client is a premier Print and Direct Mail manufacturing facility that enables marketers to communicate meaningfully yet efficiently at scale. We boast cutting-edge capabilities and core competencies that cover the entire spectrum of direct mail — from the latest printing technology, production, and pre-press to data hygiene, postal optimization, and fulfillment.
Location: North Ft Lauderdale / Coral Springs / Pompano Beach
NOTE: Must have PRINTING INDUSTRY Production Manufacturing performance understanding with COST ACCOUNTING. Direct Mail Production (Run Rate / Cost Analyst)
The Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will be responsible for:
Planning, Studying and collecting data to determine costs of business activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor
Analyzing data collected and recording results
Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services
Maintaining Cost Accounting System
Assisting in Month end close of General Ledger
Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
Reconciles finished goods inventories
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
10 years of Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required, print manufacturing experience preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
Experience with Profectus a plus
Experience working with print manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Our firm acutely understands the challenges and changes in today graphics landscape (over capacity, business consolidations, corporate restructuring, bad professional fit, and culture change). Our goal is to evaluate your valuable work experience in order to match your background and accomplishments to the most ideal employment opportunities available.
We have relationships in many print and marketing communications industry segments:
Catalog Publications & Book Print
Direct Marketing - Direct Mail
Large Format POP
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
Digital Print / Cross Media
Senior Cost Accountant
US-CA-Carlsbad Job Number: 18200494 CTG is hiring! Position: Senior Cost Accountant Location: Carlsbad, CA (5781 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, California 92008)
•Audit global SKU level Item master and standard cost data in accordance with corporate policies and generally accepted accounting principles. •Lead process improvements in the areas of data reporting and extracts.
Reconcile between source ERP system GL and transactional data, to consolidated reporting in HFM. •Support the full integration of various mergers and acquisitions. Take on regular tasks for month and quarter ending financial close. •Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to format data and assemble reports. •Participate on project teams for development and implementation of new global process improvements. •Must possess a clear understanding of the flow of accounting data through ERPs is critical to this function. •Ability to understand the accounting impact of proposed transactions on different functions (AP, AR, IC, Inventory, Transfer Price, Profit in Inventory, etc.) and ensure GAAP is maintained. •Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills are required. •Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of company employees. •Must demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers as well the ability to handle confidential and proprietary information. •Requires a functional knowledge of ERP systems (SAP and E1 preferred) and data management. •Job encounters recurring work situations with occasional variations from the norm (ambiguity), involving a moderate degree of complexity. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position.
Must possess self-Initiative and organization skills are extremely valuable to ensure a smooth office operation. Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and possess a positive attitude and have ability to perform as a team player. Experience Required: •Requires five to ten years of relevant experience or course work (including internships and projects) in finance, accounting and/or IT. •Proficiency in Excel and ERP systems a must.
Desired: •Experience in SAP or E1 desired. But not required. Working Conditions: •Works in an office environment. Travel: •Some travelling may be required (
Senior Cost Accountant
The Senior Cost Accountant will provide aid to the Controller to perform cost accounting functions including reporting, account analysis, month end closing and forecasting; will require communication and follow-up with functions outside of Accounting such as Buyers, and Operations Management. The Senior Cost Accountant will also require decision making without the direct approval of the Controller. Essential
Develop accurate standards (product cost) for new product introductions while providing proper guidance to the new product development teams and buyers to obtain accurate base costing for sales pricing and margin reviews. Costing will be upon demand daily as well as weekly batch cost runs, working errors to ensure all products are cost on a timely basis.
Work errors and review for accuracy of purchased item costing (comparing against PIR’s) for quarterly current cost runs and also year-end standards cost runs.
Review and reporting responsibilities for capital purchases; aid in preparation and review of AFE’s, capital spend reporting, and capital and depreciation forecasting for quarterly board estimates and annual budget, and process monthly transfer and capitalization forms.
Prepare and be responsible for monthly account reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts, especially as relates to inventory.
Maintain and aid operations team on TWE/MVP cost savings development and tracking to ensure we are meeting profit center goals.
Forecasting responsibilities especially as relates to manufacturing expenses, IE: hourly production labor and variable overhead, development of earned hours to lead to these numbers. Included is forecasting for capital spend and depreciation, as well as cost savings impacts from TWE/MVP projects, both as mentioned above.
Perform month end closing responsibilities unique to the cost accounting function ; IE: Review and necessary entries related to production order close and other material variances, Monthly E&O review and related adjustment for Architectural Lighting, miscellaneous entries, as well as comment preparation for month end financials.
Miscellaneous daily/weekly/monthly reporting requirements as well as aid in annual preparation of tax support schedules, census reporting, and R&D tax credit preparation.
- Special projects as assigned. Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business from an accredited institution is required.
Minimum of 3 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing or operations environment is required.
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Aurora, CO facility will be considered.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
SAP or large ERP system experience preferred.
3-5 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. Position Criteria:
Proven knowledge of and application of mainframe and PC-based financial systems
Working knowledge of a standard cost system, ERP system and all cost functions.
Knowledge and experience in meeting reporting requirements for upper management and client plant operations.
Strong skill sets in Excel and Microsoft Office, including proficiency in PowerPoint
Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients and customers.
Strong organizational and work management skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage several projects at once and deliver timely results. We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters. Job: Finance/Accounting Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division Job Level: Individual Contributor Schedule: Full-time Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No Does this position offer relocation?: No Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Plant Cost Accountant
POSITION SUMMARY:The cost accountant is responsible for performing accounting functions consisting of product inventory liability calculations. Additionally, this role is responsible for monitoring the cost of labor by monitoring overtime hours against staffing and production schedules.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Prepare daily, weekly, monthly reporting and analysis of production activity.Assist with all aspects of month-end close process.Assist with annual operating plan including loading all G&A plan files into SAP, as well as preparing a variety of operating plan assumptions.Other special projects as assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPEREINCE REQUIRED:College degree in business with accounting emphasis or equivalent experience.Experience in cost accounting in production and manufacturing enterprises, specifically the food industry, is preferred.Demonstrated skills in all aspects of financial accounting or reporting.Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with others.Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.Aptitude for effective and efficient utilization of computer technologies, SAP experience is desirable.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.Michael Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.
Robert Half Finance Accounting has partnered with a manufacturing firm in Longmont in search of an Accountant! Responsibilities for the Accountant include:
Financial Statement preparation
Cash Management Requirements for the Accountant include: -5+ years of full cycle accounting experience
Month-end close and financial statement preparation is required
Req ID: 00960-0010245145 Functional Role: Accountant
Postal Code:* 80501-6756 Compensation: $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year
* Requirements for the Accountant include: -5+ years of full cycle accounting experience
Month-end close and financial statement preparation is required
QuickBooks experience is required
At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water. Consider applying here, if you want to:
Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
Develop lasting relationships with great people.
- Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.
Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices. Cost Accountant The Cost Accountant position is responsible for monitoring, collecting, updating, analyzing, summarizing and evaluating cost related information. This position assists management decision making by continuous improvement of cost management processes and models to support margin analysis.
Job Summary The Cost Accountant position is responsible for monitoring, collecting, updating, analyzing, summarizing and evaluating cost related information. This position assists management decision making by continuous improvement of cost management processes and models to support margin analysis. Detailed Description
• Assist with the monthly financial close process and ensure the accuracy of system generated transactions and manual entries • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations to assist in the month-end close process • Analyze inventory variances by location, product category, etc. • Monitor, analyze and report on cost trends of inventory and raw materials to interpret overall cost of goods sold and margin variations • Perform heavy data manipulation within Excel and Access • Aid in the preparation of various month-end/year-end reports and schedules including inventory reconciliations, journal entries, cost of goods sold analysis, inventory on hand reports, etc. • Review monthly inventory detail to identify excess/obsolete items and record related journal entries (i.e. maintain E&O reserve) • Compile, analyze and communicate monthly scrap and shrinkage results by plant and identify areas for scrap reduction • Review/compare various inventory reports to identify discrepancies and make proper recommendations • Review existing processes, tools and controls for opportunities to improve effectiveness and to transfer best practices across the organization and change them accordingly • Interact with cross-functional teams such as manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, and other departments to better understand their needs and to be proactive and resolve issues in a timely manner • Maintain clean documentation and supporting data for each completed task • Provide full support during company financial audits • Perform various ad hoc analyses to support cross-functional teams including finance, accounting, purchasing, manufacturing, etc. • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice. Work Experience/KSA’s • Required: o 3-5 years – Experience in Field o 2-4 years – Experience in Position o 0-2 year(s) – Experience Supervising Employees *experience may include a combination of work experience and education • Preferred: o 5-7 years – Experience in Field o 3-5 years – Experience in Position o 2-4 years – Experience Supervising Employees *experience may include a combination of work experience and education Competencies • Strong understanding of GAAP and cost accounting (standard costing, accounting for variances, determination of overheads) • Experience working in a manufacturing environment • Detail oriented and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced organization • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access • Problem solving and analytical skills Education • Minimum Required: o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or other related fields or equivalent experience • Preferred: o Master's Degree Business Administration Certification/License: • Required: None • Preferred:
CPA, CA Board of Accountancy (active preferred but inactive acceptable) Foreign Language • Required: None Required • Preferred: Minimum Professional Proficiency, Spanish and/or Japanese IND123 GD_123 Any employment agency, person or entity that submits a résumé into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's résumé will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC.
Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity. Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit résumé to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit résumé into this career site to be eligible for placement fees. Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963.
Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless! Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative.
Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere. From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.
We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family! Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.
Requisition Number: 174661 Job Title: Cost Accountant City:
Bridgewater State: VA
Cost AccountantDescription/Job Summary The Cost Accountant will develop, maintain and analyze individual product costs for a processing plant in accordance with GAAP and Corporate accounting policies. Responsibilities will also include timely and accurate financial reporting, preparation of the daily, weekly and month production reporting and analysis.
Assist in the quarterly forecasts, operating plan and audits. Responsibilities/Duties 1. Develops and maintains proper accounting procedures and controls for a processing plant in accordance with GAAP and Company accounting policies and complete the annual audit plan requirements. 2. In accordance with the Company accounting calendar, assist in preparation of monthly closing activities for assigned areas of responsibility.
Duties to include inventory control, operations reporting, and analysis. 3. Develop and maintain costs of individual products based upon product specifications. Develop costs estimates for customer bids working with the operations and R&D to determine plant efficiencies needed for costing. 4.
Assist in weekly profit estimates and operating statistics. Works with the local management team to develop explanations/comments and action steps for the improvement of areas with unfavorable cost. Provides detailed analysis to the local management team that supports cost improvement within the facility. 5.
Participates in preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual plan for assigned areas of responsibility. 6. Supports the plant clerical function with daily production reporting utilizing SAP and Microsoft Access/Excel. Provides backup for the clerical position when on PTO. 7.
Develop ways to better analysis costs and trends. Provides support on various adhoc projects.
REQUIRED: Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance plus 2-3 years related work experience. Must possess strong math and analytical skills.
Requires strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of GAAP. Requires an understanding of systems and software applications. Should have knowledge of poultry processing.
PREFERRED: Prior cost accounting and analysis experience. Experience with manual and automated cost systems is preferred. SAP experience beneficial
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.
Cost Accountant / Fp&A Analyst
Title: Cost Accountant / FP&A Analyst
Business Unit: Liquid Controls (US)
Location: 105 Albrecht Drive Lake Bluff, Illinois, 60044-2242 United States
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITES
: The Cost & FP&A Analyst (CA) maintains and monitors cost and manufacturing accounting processes and operations analysis for the Lake Bluff location. The CA is responsible for the timely and accurate collection and reporting of cost and inventory related financial information and cost variance analysis. The CA participates in inter-departmental projects as required to support business decisions and profitability improvement. Position requires knowledge of U.S. GAAP and manufacturing / financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, and business operations in a growth-oriented environment.
: Reports directly to the FP&A Manager at Liquid Controls # DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the month-end close, including preparation of required journal entries
Prepares Monthly Business Review package and supporting analysis
Prepares month end manufacturing variance reports
Prepares and reviews various daily/weekly operating metrics to monitor business performance
Analyzes and reviews bills of material to ensure accurate product costing
Prepares actual versus budget analysis, manufacturing profit variance analysis, and actual to standard cost comparisons
Performs product line profitability analysis
Proposes improvements in Operations and Working Capital
Organizes and leads the annual physical inventory and cost roll processes and manages the cycle counting process as appropriate
Participates in preparation of annual budget and forecast
# KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND REQUIRED ABILITIES
Degree in Accounting and/or Finance
Minimum of 3-5 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
Superior verbal and written communication skills to work effectively outside the accounting department
Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise with regards to ethical standards.Experience in a process focused organization (Six Sigma, Value Streams) and experience working with JDE or ERP Systems is highly desirable. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (advanced in Excel). IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled # REQ ID: 1634
RGP is a global professional services firm and we are currently searching for a Cost Accounting Manager to lead consulting projects for our Fortune 500 and pre-IPO clients in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton Area. As an RGP Consultant, you will gain exposure to a wide variety of leading companies and strategic initiatives while enjoying a full benefits package as well as the flexibility to choose your own project location and duration. The Cost Accounting Manager will partner with our top tier clients to lead period closing, audit activities, and process improvements as well as work closely with Operations to support manufacturing activities.
Specific responsibilities will vary from client to client and may include:
Improve cost accounting policies and processes for existing and future products
Develop and maintain standard costing methodology for all inventory
Review all standard cost variance, including purchase price variance
Prepare month-end journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting schedules
Partner closely with product teams and distribution vendors to support supply chain operations
Work on automation of cost accounting journal entries
Provide supporting documents for audits
Provide management reports and analyses Attributes of our global professionals include: a dedication to client service, the ability to think in complex and ever changing situations, strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems, execute and transfer knowledge.
Undergraduate or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA a plus + 7+ years of accounting experience with prior cost accounting experience required
Strong knowledge of GAAP
Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP, and NetSuite preferred
Strong understanding of financial and operational controls
Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
Strong orientation to client service, time management, and project delivery
RGP offers a competitive benefits package including:
Health, dental, and life insurance, + 401(k) savings plan which includes a discretionary company match
Employee stock purchase plan
Paid time off
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