Sr. Cost Accountant

Employer
Ducommun Incorporated
Location
Coxsackie, New York
Posted
Jun 10, 2024
Closes
Jun 13, 2024
Ref
2773630474
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Cost Accountant

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Job Description

• Lead business process enhancement initiative for automated true costing and inventory valuation
• Support Materials leadership by developing variance reports and driving inventory accuracy.
• Assist Inventory Control Team by driving down inventory levels to optimal amounts
• Support Operations leadership by enhancing labor valuation to aid in productivity reporting
• Assist work center managers with actual operational spending compared with both budget and forecast
• Support effort to develop annual operating plans for cost of sales and inventory levels
• Assist with tracking of material cost take out and manufacturing productivity tasks and exercises
• Support comprehensive tracking of material and other cost inflation compared with prior actual
• Make/Buy analysis
• Measure transportation costs
• Ad hoc analysis
• Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
• Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Required Skills & Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required. Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

• Demonstrated experience in cost accounting and/or financial analysis in a manufacturing environment.
• Demonstrated Leadership
• Interaction at all levels of an organization
• Proven communication skills, both written and verbal
• Understanding of MRP II systems
• Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Familiarity with entire Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
• Ability to reason and strategize
• Strong ability to communicate with proper grammar in English
• Mathematical skills, as appropriate to financial modeling (basic algebra, and arithmetic)
• Certificates, licenses, registrations strongly desired, but not a requirement: CPA, MBA and/or CMA
• Duties typically require extended periods of sitting and computer work.
• Must be able to communicate effectively

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

• Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting from an accredited institution
• MBA a plus
• 5+ years' experience in cost accounting and/or financial analysis in a manufacturing environment.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Safety glasses, safety shoes and other designated personal protective equipment as required for the position.

• Working conditions are approximately 95% office environment.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

• Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting from an accredited institution
• MBA a plus
• 5+ years' experience in cost accounting and/or financial analysis in a manufacturing environment.
Base Compensation: USD 95 000.00 Paid Salaried

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States