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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 3:48 AM

The Cost Accountant – Corporate is part of the Director of Finance – Operation’s 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. Accounting/Reporting Participate in the monthly closing process ensuring work requirements are completed in a thorough, accurate and timely manner Prepare and analyze monthly COGS, PPV and Manufacturing variance journal entries Calculate and analyze the Excess & Obsolete Inventory Reserve Track, analyze and report inventory valuations to management, ensure valued inventories have accurate quantities and are properly valued in accordance with GAAP Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories Establish appropriate product category and other allocations Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports 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. 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 Company’s 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 Planning/Forecasting/Analyses 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 Support implementation/updates of cost accounting systems Support for process improvement projects MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Minimum qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting CPA or CMA highly desired Minimum experience 5 years plus of cost accounting experience Prior manufacturing experience required Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards Excellent verbal and written skills necessary Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate/advanced Excel skills Experience with QAD or other ERP software Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Cost Accounting Standards Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data Knowledge of query, reporting and data analysis tools Prior exposure to maquiladora operations and/or remanufacturing a plus Experience in a private equity environment a plus Ability to work effectively across multiple functions / organizations Previous work experience in a Private Equity environment a plus Personal Attributes Demonstrated independent and objective thinking to properly evaluate, communicate, educate, influence and gain cooperation in reaching consensus, decisions and action Ability to develop astute financial analytics to identify trends and then draw key conclusions, providing insights and knowledge to drive decision making and engage non-finance management in managing the business Adept at asking thought-provoking questions in order to create healthy debate and challenge our team in order to address critical issues Curiosity and drive to understand underlying issues and to simplify process, resolve complex problems and pro-actively present issues to management Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency for driving results Very detail-oriented professional with a desire to dig into the details to understand data and business trends Solid organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities in a dynamic environment Must be able to maintain an effective working relationships with, and among co-workers and supervisors


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