The Cost Accountant will provide cost accounting and finance services in support of the organization’s business objectives. This role will perform cost and general accounting functions, prepare and analyze cost reports and costing audits and examine and review unusual cost records. There will be involvement with monthly analysis, forecasting and annual budgeting process. The Cost Accountant will process business transactions in various areas throughout the Finance function. The primary purpose of this position job is to support the manufacturing facility partnering with the leadership team by providing key business analytics and recommendations to drive profitability within the facility. The position will also ensure that the facility is in compliance with all relevant financial policies & procedures as well as maintaining the proper level of internal controls. This role reports directly to the Plant Finance Leader and supports the Plant Manager & other operational leaders in the facility.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides input and analysis of data used for budgeting and forecasting
Assists the Plant Controller with ad hoc analysis
Responsible to collect & provide reliable and actionable financial analytics to facility leaders to assist in optimizing financial performance through the analysis of cost variances & other means
Collaborate with operations to identify & execute cost reduction & avoidance measures
Assists in monthly closings, including gathering and analyzing cost inputs and completing account reconciliations
Analyzes inventories of raw material
Participates in reviews of purchase requisitions
Works with operations personnel to analyze data and process modifications and to interpret financial reporting
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Accounting , required
Cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
Experience with manufacturing ERP financial system Ability to work with others and achieve results working as part of a team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to meet time commitments and perform work safely.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel- Advanced.
Demonstrated ability to balance priorities that meet short and long-term objectives; uses organized and efficient work methods.
About Hunter Hamilton
Hunter Hamilton is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Hunter Hamilton is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.
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