Cost Accountant


Salary:

$80,000.00 to $90,000.00 per year

Location:

Westwood, MA

Date Posted:

May 1, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

02110-0010520969

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Our south of client with a 50 year plus history is seeking a manufacturing cost accounting guru to have responsibility for all aspects of plant cost analysis functions, including operational metrics, cost accounting and inventory control. The Senior Cost Analyst will support senior management and operations with analysis and financial information and act upon analysis to maintain high quality standards and improve upon operational efficiencies, policies and procedures in place. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development of policies, systems, inventory management, internal controls and all manufacturing accounting and financial procedures.
You will be expected to perform the following:
? Prepares operational metrics and presents findings and recommendations to senior management and operations. Drives best in class practices across manufacturing
? Establishes and maintains the organization's manufacturing accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives
? Analyzes manufacturing trends, costs and budgets
? Drives continuous cost savings initiatives across the manufacturing organization
? Determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods
? Prepares and analyzes cost reports, including direct labor, and variable labor and fixed overhead reports
? Develops, maintains and performs effective audits and internal control procedures, including physical inventory at year end
? Oversees a multi-million dollar capital projects budget, including strategic planning and forecasts
? Acts as a key financial resource for local Plant Management including integral involvement in operations strategy, capital project planning and budgeting
? Works closely with supply chain management team on procurement and logistics
? Other duties as assigned
The successful candidate will have:
? Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, economics or business
? MBA or CPA preferred
? Minimum of three years cost accounting experience in manufacturing. .
? Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing concepts, practices and procedures
? Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
? Skill in using ERP software, spreadsheet, database or other software
? Effective team skills
? Excellent listening skills
? Skill in preparing tables, graphs and charts
? Strong analytical skills
Interested candidates are encouraged to email their resume to [email protected]
Requirements
The successful candidate will have:
? Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, economics or business
? MBA or CPA preferred
? Minimum of three years cost accounting experience in manufacturing. .
? Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing concepts, practices and procedures
? Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
? Skill in using ERP software, spreadsheet, database or other software
? Effective team skills
? Excellent listening skills
? Skill in preparing tables, graphs and charts
? Strong analytical skills

Interested candidates are encouraged to email their resume to [email protected]


Cost - Process, Inventory Planning Reporting
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