Cost Accountant | Manufacturing | Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD60,000 - USD85,000
  • Hybrid Working Schedule
  • Ample Career Progression Opportunities

About Our Client

Our client, a world renowned manufacturer/distributor of world-class products, has operations globally and a significant and growing presence in the US. This position reports directly into the Controller, the Cost Accountant will have the autonomy to take full ownership of all cost accounting operations to set the company up for continued growth!

Job Description

  • Perform inventory valuation analysis
  • Collaborate with business units to help develop, implement, and manage streamlined cost standards
  • Analyze manufacturing operations, including equipment utilization
  • Oversee cost month-end close
  • Perform cost life cycle and benefit analysis
  • Maintain cost accounting system and ledger

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in Cost Accounting
  • Manufacturing, distribution, or related industry experience required
  • Proficiency with accounting software and/or ERP implementation preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite knowledge
  • Exceptional GAAP knowledge

What's on Offer

  • Above market compensation
  • Bonus potential
  • 401k match
  • Amazing benefits
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Mentorship from the Controller
  • Join a growing, global company
  • Ample career progression
  • Hybrid work schedule (2 days at home, 3 days in office)
Connor Forgue
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Accounting
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Connor Forgue
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