Position Summary Within the Accounting group, the Cost Accountant is responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly compilation and reporting of key performance indicators. S/he performs daily review of inventory cycle counts and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Also performs variance analysis of labor, yields, usage variances and overhead expenses. Participates in the development of annual plant budgets and assist in the maintenance of the standard cost system. Position Functions Daily, Weekly, and Monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review. Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs. Assist in the maintenance and update of the standard cost system. Perform daily review of inventory cycle count adjustments and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Perform quarterly inventory observations. Participate in the development of annual plant budgets. Perform variance analysis of direct labor, material usage variance, yields, purchase price variances, and overhead expenses. Position Skills Qualifications Desired Ability to perform costing analysis. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak, understand, and write in English. Position Experience Qualifications Cost Accountant with 3-5 years' experience within the manufacturing industry. Excellent communication, cost accounting skills, intermediate to advanced excel skills. Exposure to standard costing and inventory accounting. Strong GL experience including transactions, analysis, and reconciliation. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined procedures and policies for selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. May provide guidance for other associates. Responsible for timely and accurate month-end accounting close and associated tasks. Daily, weekly, and monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review. Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs. Perform variance analysis material usage, yields, purchase price, and overhead expenses. Assists with opportunities to streamline and improve accounting transactions and works with the business to provide accounting support to meet customer needs. Investigate troubled accounts, communicate problems, and provide solutions. Ability to deliver under pressure and meet deadlines. Ad hoc reports as needed. Position Education Training Preferred Bachelor in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting or Finance.
Cost Accounting, Excel Formulas
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