Senior Cost Accountant

  • 52497
  • 27 Sep 2021
  • Saint Charles, IL
  • Accounting/Finance
  • $65,000 - $80,000
  • Amy Searles

Job Description

Senior Cost Accountant

Provide support to the business operations team on cost drivers of the business as well as be a vital team member of the cost accounting team.

Responsibilities include:
  • Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activities such as inventory, raw material purchases, labor, and overhead.
  • PPV (purchase price variance) analysis and reporting.
  • Margin analysis on material revenue vs material costs, including yield/scrap loss analysis.
  • Assist in month-end close of the general ledger, including preparing and posting journal entries.
  • General ledger account reconciliations.
  • Reconcile inventories and analyze periodic changes to balances.
  • Assist with external and internal audits.
  • Continuous improvement of cost accounting functions and processes
  • Various ad hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Other functions which may be assigned by your manager.
The following qualifications are required for the cost accountant role:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment, CPG a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills and sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • High proficiency in Excel, including vlookups and pivot tables.
  • ERP system experience, prior usage of Microsoft D365 a plus.
  • Experience with Nulogy WMS/MRP software a plus.
  • Experience developing and analyzing standards costs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate results and issues to various audiences.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Naturally inquisitive and proactive mentality
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