The Cost Manager works closely with Finance, Sales and Operations leadership, driving continuous improvement and decision making via accurate, detailed analysis. The role will also provide supply chain variance reporting and forecasting, evaluate inventory management, production costs and perform financial analysis for the Plant and Group management as required. Additionally, the role will have managerial accountabilities for one cost analyst, of which career development will be a key deliverable. On a regular basis, this role will be responsible for ensuring compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and maintaining strong internal controls. The Cost Manager will also be responsible for overseeing the tracking, analyzing, and reporting on the results of business’ total cost of quality initiative.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Five to eight years of financial and cost accounting experience required. Prior supervisory and experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills required. Self-motivation and ability to relate and work well with individuals at all levels of the organization. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word is required. Prefer a strong working knowledge of the inter-relationship between the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
Requires light travel (less than 10%).