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  • Job ID 122927

Job Description

#Cost #Accountant

Job title:

Cost Accountant


Gables Search


$100000 – 120000 per year

Job description

A global industrial products manufacturer seeks a career-driven COST ACCOUNTANT!!

Job Summary

The Cost Accountant position will provide accounting and analytical support for our global manufacturing client’s growing building envelope system business. This position will consist of performing the standard cost setting process, variance analysis and month-end close process related to manufacturing for Henry’s fifteen facilities. The position will also offer financial insight and guidance to business unit leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Complete all month-end requirements including journal entries for manufacturing, reports (COGS detail report) and variance analysis as required.

 Proactive variance analysis and reporting to management including:

o Review of last in raw material costs and periodically update of actual costs

o Review E&O inventory and calculate reserve adjustments

o Review work orders for accuracy and investigate variances

o Prepare purchase price variance reports

o Compile work order data and create labor and overhead performance reports

 Reconcile perpetual to G/L Inventory balances on a monthly basis.

 Prepare journal entries for month-end closing and supply account reconciliation documentation as required.

 Assist in year-end standard cost update.

 Review bill of materials and routings for completeness and usability within JD Edwards.

 Lead projects with the Operations group to improve processes and reporting.

 Review month end cycle count reports and monitor transactions with large quantities and errors.

 Respond to “Cost Accounting Help Desk” tickets on a regular basis.

Required Skills/Abilities/Knowledge:

 Standard costing system methodology including variance analysis

 MS Office with advanced Excel skills

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 Demonstrated experience working in an ERP system (preferably JDE/Oracle)

 Customer Focus

Listens to understand the needs of customers (internal and external). Builds trusting relationships and seeks innovative solutions for all customers. Always has the customer’s needs top of mind.

 Continuous Learning to Understands individual strengths and opportunity areas and seeks development opportunities to leverage strengths and lean into opportunity areas. Open to both giving and receiving feedback.

 Drive for Results

oAlways has a sense of urgency to solve problems with actions. Seeks to align goals with attainment of organizational strategy. Has a sense of ownership and personal accountability for actions taken.

 Strategic Thinking

Thinks three to five years ahead or beyond; challenges assumptions and conventional wisdom.

Education and Experience:

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with strong financial accounting knowledge. CPA or CMA is desirable.

 Minimum of five years in the manufacturing/cost accounting environment.

Working Conditions:

 Office/work-from home hybrid environment

 Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.

Travel Requirement:

 No travel is required for this position.


Chattanooga, TN

Job date

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 07:31:58 GMT