Senior Cost Accountant

Employer
Jobot
Location
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Posted
May 16, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
2761406415
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
This Jobot Job is hosted by: Forrest Mack
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Salary: $110,000 - $130,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a leading provider of sustainable print and imaging solutions, renowned for remanufacturing ink and toner cartridges, offering comprehensive managed print services, and prioritizing environmental sustainability. Their remanufactured cartridges provide a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative, refurbishing used cartridges to reduce waste and conserve resources. Through Managed Print Services (MPS), they assist businesses in optimizing printing operations, cutting costs, and enhancing efficiency by monitoring usage and automating supply replenishment. Despite being remanufactured, our products maintain high standards of quality and reliability, meeting or surpassing OEM standards through rigorous testing. With distribution centers and offices spanning North America, Europe, and Asia, they serve a global clientele, affirming their commitment to delivering sustainable, top-notch imaging solutions worldwide.

Why join us?
  • Healthcare
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance and Professional Development
  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Life Insurance and Disability Coverage


Job Details

Responsibilities:

  • Cost Analysis: Analyze manufacturing costs, including materials, labor, and overhead, to identify variances and discrepancies. Utilize cost accounting methods to accurately allocate expenses and determine product costs.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of annual budgets and forecasts by providing insights into expected manufacturing costs and identifying potential cost-saving opportunities.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor inventory levels and valuation, reconcile inventory accounts, and conduct periodic physical inventory counts. Analyze inventory turnover and recommend adjustments to optimize inventory levels and reduce carrying costs.
  • Product Costing: Calculate standard costs for new and existing products, including raw materials, labor, and overhead. Evaluate product profitability and provide insights into pricing decisions.
  • Variance Analysis: Investigate and explain variances between actual and standard costs, highlighting areas of concern and recommending corrective actions to management.
  • Process Improvement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline manufacturing processes, improve cost efficiency, and enhance profitability. Implement cost control measures and best practices to drive continuous improvement.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare timely and accurate cost reports, variance analyses, and ad-hoc financial analyses for management review. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or CMA certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Cost Accountant in a manufacturing environment, with a strong understanding of cost accounting principles and techniques.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


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