Role details

Director of Cost Accounting

Caldwell   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Director of Cost Accounting
  • Manufacturing company is seeking Director of Cost Accounting to spearhead team!

About Our Client

Awesome manufacturing company that is going through growth and looking to grow their departments.

Job Description

  • Prepare and review various cost accounting entries and account reconciliations
  • Provide fluctuation analysis explanations for various components of worldwide gross margins for both domestic operations and foreign subsidiaries
  • Review manufacturing variances and work with operations teams to reduce these variances
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing process for the costing and inventory modules and ensure accuracy of various system and manually generated transactions/entries
  • Provide accurate and timely costing reports to the operations teams in order to support the company's continuous improvement approach
  • Analyze standard costs and review the standard cost roll-ups for new products and new production operations and investigate/resolve large variances prior to finalization of rolling standards
  • Work with operations trams to analyze inventory for potential excess and obsolete reserves and make related entries in accordance with the company's policies
  • Interact with internal/external auditors and provide various analysis and audit schedules and work to ensure compliance with all internal control procedures
  • Lean, supervise, train, and provide management oversight to the cost accounting team, on a daily basis, and provide timely informal feedback and coaching
  • Provide ongoing performance monitoring through the creation of annual reviews

The Successful Applicant

  • 4 year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience using a "standard cost" model in the manufacturing industry
  • Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing variances, overhead absorption and standard cost
  • Strong preference for those experience with SAP software
  • Experience with month-end closing and working in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills including advanced MS Excel and MS Word experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with a variety of other functional areas including operations, material planning and warehouse teams
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of hands-on management experience including overseeing and supervising cost accounts
  • Also experience with inventory cycle count process

What's on Offer

Competetive Salary + Bonus + Benefits

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