• Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Rocky Mount
    Job ID
    2018-2816
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints and projects, target costing projects, financial analysis, identifying opportunities for cost reduction, assist with inventory management, balance sheet review and consolidation, tracing costs back to underlying activities and assist in corporate month and year end reporting and budgeting.

    Responsibilities

    Data Collection & Analysis

    1. Cost of Goods Sold account analysis and variance reporting
    2. Process construction and refinement for efficiency and accuracy
    3. Report and investigate monthly variances
    4. Material analysis as needed
    5. Support Quality department in monthly reporting
    6. Other analysis as required

    Inventory

    1. Plant inventory analysis to determine cost updates
    2. Obsolescence Reporting and inventory write off approval analysis
    3. Perform cycle count and investigate variances as required

    Financial Analysis

    1. Facilitates the monthly closing process
    2. Assist in Quality and Plant reporting
    3. Assist in Capital Asset Request analysis
    4. Assist in Bill-of-Material updating and Standard cost revaluation
    5. Product costing
    6. Assist assigned departments develop and maintain annual budget
    7. Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley and GAAP requirements are met in all reporting functions performed

    This position will require light travel and perform other duties as assigned on an ad hoc/permanent basis and provide support for plant controllers during vacation and other times as needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline

     

    Experience

    Preferred two years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.

    Extensive use of excel and data manipulation desired

     

    Skills/Abilities

    • A positive can-do attitude and strong work ethic
    • Ability to analyze data and identify trends & significant variations.
    • Solid business acumen with the ability to present information that is on target with the needs of business decision makers both written and verbal.
    • Process & system oriented – driven to develop efficient and robust processes and procedures
    • Detail oriented
    • Effectively complete tasks in a cross functional environment
    • Manage projects and deliver results on time and that meet the expectations of the internal or external customers.
    • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision.

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