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Cost Accountant

75,000 – 85,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Utilizing the ERP system to evaluate bills of material, routing, and labor/overhead rates, develop and maintain standard costs for all products manufactured at the location.
Analyze and report on actual costs, via weekly key performance measurements reports for scrap, labor utilization, work order variance and other critical metrics.
Support of new products, reviewing actual costs from preproduction builds, and finalization of the standard costs upon final sign off to regular production.
Coordinate, control and monitor cycle count program.
Prepare month end journal entries and preparation of supporting month end operating reports
Analyze and review inventory levels, in collaboration with Supply Chain to assess excess and obsolete inventory exposure.
Ability to explain finance/accounting concepts to non-financial managers.
Assist in preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecast updates.
Maintain internal controls consistent with JSOX.
Assist Dir. Finance and company leadership on special projects.
Support of other departments with information and analysis as required.


BS or BBA Accounting degree
3+ yrs prior experience in a manufacturing environment with exposure to a standard cost accounting system
strong understanding of Microsoft Excel

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Apply principles of cost accounting and analytical studies of detailed cost information systems, to provide support and cost analysis to the manufacturing facility. Report, analyse, and lead to the improvement of internal cost controls and efficiency. Collaborate with Finance and Operations to collect and analyse detailed operational costs and support to operational departments. Assist in operational rate development & maintenance, cost planning analysis, month-end reporting, and inventory analysis. Maintain appropriate accounting records, and control, in accordance with corporate and statutory guidelines.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 75000

Salary Max : 85000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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