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Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 7:58 PM

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Job Duties
The Cost Accountant : Corporate is part of the Director of Finance : Operations team and is expected to work with the Plant Controllers in performing all aspects of operational finance requirements including cost and variance analysis, development of annual product standard costs, and analyzing inventories.

Participate in the monthly closing process ensuring work requirements are completed in a thorough, accurate and timely manner
o Prepare and analyze monthly COGS, PPV and Manufacturing variance journal entries
o Calculate and analyze the Excess and Obsolete Inventory Reserve
o Track, analyze and report inventory valuations to management, ensure valued inventories have accurate quantities and are properly valued in accordance with GAAP
o Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
o Establish appropriate product category and other allocations
o Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
o Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures and proactively communicate identified
accounting/financial and control issues to Accounting Manager, and Director of Finance:Operations.
o Complete assigned account reconciliations and related analysis on a monthly basis to identify potential discrepancies in account balances
Lead yearly standard setting process for finished goods, components, and core parts; update and review standard and actual costs
Establish, maintain and review standard costs systems; support the systems used to develop and analyze product costs
Acquire a detailed understanding of The Companys business model, processes, procedures and plant accounting internal controls
Provide schedules, support, and analytics for year:end financial audit
Proactively identify and address accounting and control issues, and ensure the Cost of Goods Sold section of the financials are compliant and correct
Conduct balance sheet reviews on assigned accounts, and integrate related findings and actions into financial closing and forecasting processes
Perform analyses on assigned accounts to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes
Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Work with operations on new and proposed product cost estimates
Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses.
Participates in the preparation of the annual product cost development, analyze and report budgeted variances, and perform volume, component and core costing analysis
Preparation of required budget schedules
Prepare monthly variance analysis to support accurate and timely reporting of monthly actuals to various internal customers
Participates in the coordination and preparation of operating forecasts vs budget, as required
Preparation of weekly and or mid:month projections of operations performance, as required
Other Duties
implementation/updates of cost accounting systems
Support for process improvement projects
Work is performed mostly in a controlled office atmosphere. Business travel to plant locations is expected up to 25 of the time, mainly to Reynosa, Mexico. Plant visits could include exposure to harsh conditions:such as: dust, fumes, noise, and varying temperatures:for short periods of time is possible. This employee will be required to demonstrate continued knowledge of Haz/Com regulations and requirements. All employees are required to follow safety standards and wear all personal protective equipment in designated areas.
Sitting 70, standing/walking 30. Ability to lift and carry up to


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