Senior Manufacturing Cost Accountant
Contact Person: Brett Rogers
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is primarily responsible for directing activities of product costing, product manufacturing analysis, and inventory valuation. The position provides recommendations to senior management in support of the achievement of Company goals.
Essential Job Functions
Perform month end close activities related to Inventory and COGs.
Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis related to COGs.
Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support.
Set up new raw material, packaging, WIP, and FG line items; Create and maintain production BOMs; Maintain periodic cost rolls/updates
Analyzes changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs.
Analyzes actual production costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
Maintain and analyze overhead/burden rates associated with Inventory and COGS via analysis and interface with Operations management
Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
Develop and maintain standard costs of finished goods and production components in a worldwide ERP system.
Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
Lead and manage periodic excess and obsolete inventory review process.
Support and analyze metrics used to evaluate plant operational efficiency.
Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit, and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing.
Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor.
Extensive hands on ERP system experience and working knowledge of SQL
Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques
Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
5+ years of accounting experience; cost accounting preferred
3+ years of operational experience, especially with inventory and plant operations.
Preferred Education and Experience
CMA and/or CPA certification is a plus.
Demonstrated experience in manufacturing environment and ERP applications/interface.
Epicor experience a plus.
Supervisory Responsibility: N/A
Work Environment: Office 100%
Mostly a sedentary role; minimal walking, bending, reaching
Ability to lift, pull or push up to 20 lbs.; anything over 50 lbs. is to be assisted.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
M-F, hours vary
Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range: $90,000 to $105,000/year
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life, company paid short-term and long-term disability, 401K, 15 days paid time off, 60 hours of paid holidays a year, and an employee assistance program.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $90,000.00 – $105,000.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person