Cost Accountant

Employer
Jobot
Location
Monroe, Wisconsin
Posted
Jun 24, 2024
Closes
Jun 27, 2024
Ref
2781274436
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Join our industry-leading team and enjoy great compensation, benefits and workplace culture!

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Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a premier manufacturing company that takes pride in our people.

Why join us?

Key Perks Include:
  • Targeting $80,000 - $100,000 base
  • Fortune 500-level health/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) + match
  • Generous PTO + paid holidays
  • Health & Wellbeing Benefits
  • FSA
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Warm & Welcoming Culture
  • Work/Life Balance

& more

Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Permanent Cost Accountant to join our team in the Manufacturing industry. This role is integral to our financial operations and requires a professional with a keen eye for detail, a strong understanding of cost accounting principles, and a passion for financial analysis.

Responsibilities:

As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting job cost analysis and maintaining standard labor and overhead rates, ensuring accurate and timely cost information.
  • Performing cycle counts and physical inventory, ensuring accurate record-keeping and identifying discrepancies.
  • Preparing detailed account reconciliations and analyzing variances, providing insight into financial performance and trends.
  • Assisting with month-end close procedures, including preparing journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide cost information and financial insights, supporting business decisions and strategy development.
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of changes in financial regulations.
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives, identifying opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness in cost accounting processes.

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • MBA, CPA or CMA is preferred but not required.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in job cost analysis.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting in the Manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of cost accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience with accounting software and ERP systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and demonstrating proactive problem-solving skills.
  • High level of integrity and dependability, with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Join our team and contribute to our company's growth while advancing your career in a challenging and rewarding environment. We look forward to welcoming our new Cost Accountant!

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