Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Synerfac
Location
Salem
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Cost Accountant

Our client located in Southern, NJ is currently looking for a Cost Accountant for that will report directly to the Director of Finance. The position is open due to retirement and the client is looking to interview and hire someone immediately. Please review the RESPONSIBILITIES and REQUIREMENTS and if you feel as though you have the experience our client is looking for please apply.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for all financial information which is necessary for understanding product costing, period results, profitability trends, budget variances, and any other operations performance at the Salem Site.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

?Independently forecast and develop financial data to facilitate rapid analysis, decision support and problem resolution related to plant operations.
?Manage all budgets and forecasts related to the plant, direct charges and R&D cost centers.
?Develop and understand weekly and period end KPI's and manufacturing performance analysis.
?Achieve team integration and become a valued resource for internal customers by driving business changes through analyses on profitability, product costing and warehousing, etc.
?Develop annual production and departmental budgets, forecasts, and variance analysis. Improve actual performance reporting against those goals or targets.
?Drives the period end closing process.
?Demonstrated experience in effective presentation skills.
?Analyze and understand cost/profit relationship at product level for Sales Site plants.
?Perform all assigned general ledger account analysis and reconciliations.
?Coordinate and manage all physical inventories and test counts.
?Prepare all inventory reports related to the Plants and manage reconciliation to general ledger.
?Develop costing for all sku's produced at the Plant

JOB REQIREMENTS:

?Bachelor's Degree in accounting or Finance, MBA preferred
?3–5 years progressive financial experience in a manufacturing environment, specifically cost accounting.
?Technically proficient in accounting principles and financial modeling
?Proven experience with SAP costing module
?Ability to work autonomously and with a high degree of ownership
?Superior interpersonal skills including both verbal and written communication skills
?Ability to translate financial data into actionable insights for non–financial customers
?Strong user of PC based analytical tools, e.g. spreadsheets, financial modeling, TM1 & BI tool
?Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and dynamic environment
?Excellent internal customer service skills
?Strong organization skills balanced with the appropriate attention to detail
?Ability to work extended hours during selected critical time periods, e.g. period closing, budgets, year end

JOB REQIREMENTS:

?Bachelor's Degree in accounting or Finance, MBA preferred
?3–5 years progressive financial experience in a manufacturing environment, specifically cost accounting.
?Technically proficient in accounting principles and financial modeling
?Proven experience with SAP costing module
?Ability to work autonomously and with a high degree of ownership
?Superior interpersonal skills including both verbal and written communication skills
?Ability to translate financial data into actionable insights for non–financial customers
?Strong user of PC based analytical tools, e.g. spreadsheets, financial modeling, TM1 & BI tool
?Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and dynamic environment
?Excellent internal customer service skills
?Strong organization skills balanced with the appropriate attention to detail
?Ability to work extended hours during selected critical time periods, e.g. period closing, budgets, year end