Cost Accountant – Galleria – dlemaire@cfstaffing.com

Responsibilities

  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Reverse prior month expense accruals
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Update balance sheet reconciliations: prior to recurring journals, after journals have been posted and once month is close prior to final Trial Balance
  • Planning, studying and collecting data to determine cost of business activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor
  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine the effects on cost
  • Estimate new and proposed product costs as well as product changes
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products
  • Transfer inventory among entities
  • Analyze profitability of special pricing suggestions/programs
  • Add new product codes to the transfer price list
  • Complete month end close process for costing
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Company’s inventories including the adequacy of physical count procedures and reliability of reported physical inventory results.
  • Perform special projects and analyses to assist management in interpreting trends impacting the business.
  • Development and analysis of monthly revenue, cost reporting and forecasts
  • Review, suggest and implement 3rd party pricing
  • Review contract manufacturing strategy and pricing
  • Guide and train plant personnel on completing tasks in Oracle
  • Address pricing questions from Order Management team
  • Address low/negative margin sales through costing review
  • Review and note sales margins for three entities

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to build relationships with cross-functional areas and handle any conflicts in a professional manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) including strong interpersonal and analytical communications
  • Results oriented with the ability to think strategically while paying close attention to details
  • Consistently meet commitments, deadlines and goals
  • Strong knowledge of laws, regulations, industry best practices and current trends in the field.
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to understand how operational processes affect financials
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Advanced coursework in Cost Accounting required
  • 6+ years of progressive Accounting experience
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel Skills required, Hyperion experience preferred, ERP experience required

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