Senior Cost Accountant

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Gastonia, North Carolina
May 12, 2024
May 21, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Manufacturing Controller needed for growing plant

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Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 per year

A bit about us:

Well established manufacturing company

Why join us?

Annual bonus potential
Internal growth path
Medical, Dental, Vision paid for employee
Generous PTO and Holiday schedule
401k with match

Job Details

Job Details:
We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Senior Cost Accountant to join our dynamic team. This role is integral to our manufacturing operations, ensuring the financial health and profitability of our company. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing and reporting on costs, examining variances, summarizing data, and preparing financial reports. They will also be involved in budgeting, forecasting, and various financial analysis processes. The Senior Cost Accountant will report directly to the Financial Controller and will have significant exposure to senior-level management.

1. Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization.
2. Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings.
3. Prepare and complete internal cost audits.
4. Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.
5. Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results.
6. Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
7. Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
8. Make estimates of new and proposed product costs.
9. Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services.
10. Assist in audits and general ledger preparation.
11. Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program.

1. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
3. Strong knowledge of GAAP.
4. Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
5. Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting, and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
6. Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
7. Demonstrated ability to work well with senior management with the ability to report findings and results accurately.
8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
9. Strong attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to detect inconsistencies in data.
10. Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
11. Proven ability to function well in a team-oriented environment.
12. Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification is a plus.

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