- Assists with accurate and timely month-end
close activities for Cost Accounting including preparing and recording
journal entries, reconciliations, expense analysis, manufacturing
overhead allocation, cost-of-goods sold and financial reviews.
- Prepares financial analysis on
changes in actual manufacturing costs or product design, inventory and
manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effect on costs.
- Maintain schedules for use in
controlling expenditures and calculation of overhead costs by business
- Prepare gross margin analysis specifying
factors affecting prices, cost and profitability by contract or job.
- Work with operations on
continuous process improvement of inventory control, cycle count program,
engineering changes, and coordination of inventory transactions for
production and work order processing.
- Prepares and analyzes manufacturing
variances (i.e. material usage, planned variance, rate variance, etc.).
- Monitor and run periodic checks
on costed BOMs, path changes, absorption and inventory valuation.
- Updates standard cost and
investigates / resolves costing issues.
- Works with Cost Analyst to compile,
summarize and manage quarterly Excess & Obsolete process and reserve.
- Assists with Annual Cost Roll for
all business units.
- Provides weekly and monthly inventory
reports for bank, roll-forward and management reports as needed.
- Assist with developing and
documenting policies and procedures, system requirements and internal
- Monitors compliance with
Financial Policies and Procedures and represents Finance on teams
designed to improve operations and reduce costs.
- Assist with validity and accuracy
of ERP through analysis, ERP cost projects and reports.
- Assist with interim and year-end audits.
- Compiles monthly reports and performs
ad hoc analysis as needed.
work flow: Managing
work flow to achieve results within budget and on time. Managing a variety of responsibilities at
the same time. Anticipating
problems and take appropriate action to prevent or minimize impact. Making
effective decisions under the pressure of time and with limited information. Taking responsibility for
decisions, actions, and results.
effectively with people at all levels in the organization. Communicating clear and concise
information; avoiding vagueness, ambiguity, and mixed messages. Giving specific, timely feedback to
manager and others so that we can work more effectively. Acquiring
cooperation and action from people at varying levels or in different groups.
& Adapting: Remaining
productive during periods of ambiguity, uncertainty, and change. Taking the initiative to mitigate
challenges and obstacles as needed; being action oriented.
collaboratively with people in our group and in other parts of the
organization. Supporting others
when needed. Working effectively
with people who have diverse ideas, perspectives, and values.
& Customer Focus: Continuously
look for ways to simplify and improve work processes to achieve better
results. Seeking input from
internal and external customers to create efficiencies and improve
performance. Maintaining focus on
long-term quality results.
- Bachelors of Science in Accounting
years of relevant operational experience
and manufacturing standard cost (cost accounting preferred).
- Strong grasp of GAAP and
Manufacturing Accounting concepts.
- Experience working with development
of standard cost system, bill of material concept and manufacturing variances.
ability to streamline and automate complex processes.
- Ability to apply logical judgment
to diverse and challenging situations with a team working ability.
- Ability to identify opportunities
to improve processes and controls and take initiative to recommend
changes to Operations.
- Hands on ERP experience
(Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred).
Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical
- Knowledge of Jesta, InStyle, Oracle
and Microsoft Access is a plus.
- Excellent communication with a
strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
- Regular and predictable
attendance is an essential function for this position, available to work
weekends and year-end physical inventories.
- Must read, write, and understand
- Must be authorized to work in the
for long periods. Dexterity and coordination to handle files and single
pieces of paper; occasional lifting
items weighing up to (25) twenty-five pounds such as files, stacks of paper,
reference and other materials.
from place to place within the office; minimum reaching for items above and
below desk level.
coordination and vision to use keyboard and video display terminal for