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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Cost AccountantIndustrial leader, environmentally responsible solutions, in existence for 75+ years has a new opportunity for a Senior Cost Accountant. Position is the finance lead supporting cost accounting and finance projects. This key position requires strong knowledge of cost control systems, cost accounting and the experience to provide strategic direction to management. This role will also assist in training new hires and will have a report/s. Company offers promotion paths to manager and various other groups, a very flexible, hybrid/remote work environment with excellent benefits and generous compensation.Responsibilities of the Senior Cost Accountant:

Manage the process for standard costing, analyze purchase price variances and provide variance explanations, and assist with processing changes related to materials/labor costing - BOM, routing, etc
Ensure the accuracy of all costs within the ERP, including purchase costs, service costs, labor and overhead rates
Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual close, preparing journal entries, accruals, etc
Accounting for excess and obsolete materials and assist with disposition
Assist with annual physical inventory process and cycle count
Prepare costing models to assist with business decisions by product, customer and segment
Calculate and maintain inventory reserves

Experience for the Senior Cost Accountant:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or related
  • 3+ years experience in Cost Accounting
  • Strong general accounting and standard costing
  • Advanced Excel, analytical experience
    ERP experience
  • Ability to work with a large volume of data, summarize the data and draw conclusions

    • Global company that heavily invests in and values its employees as family
    • Hybrid/Remote work, flexibility
    • Opportunities for growth and to manage
    • Employee input is highly valued
    • Lots of tenured employees
    • Top notch benefits
    • Profit sharing
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Commitment to environmental activities

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Downers Grove , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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