We have partnered with our client in the manufacturing industry on their search for a Cost Accounting Manager. This is a contract to hire opportunity.
- Verify and rectify inventory transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness, supporting monthly financial reporting.
- Generate reports for management, outlining factors influencing product cost and profitability for comparative analysis.
- Monthly calculation of inventory reserve based on aging inventory evaluation.
- Collaborate with the supply chain to establish or enhance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) impacting financial performance.
- Review work order variances in conjunction with the production team.
- Contribute to the annual budgeting process.
- Aid in the month-end close of the general ledger.
- Coordinate with external auditing firm during the annual audit process.
- Analyze and report variances on work orders related to manufacturing and fabrication.
- Collaborate with supply chain, production, and sites to train users on proper movement types within SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products).
- Lead the development and implementation of accounting and operational procedures and processes.
- Evaluate costs of materials, processes, and labor to identify opportunities for reducing production and inventory costs.
- Analyze intricate data, identify patterns, recommend actions, and measure outcomes.
- Develop or update documentation on accounting and operational processes, specifically focusing on inventory management and costing.
- Undertake any other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills applicable across all organizational levels.
- Demonstrated strong leadership abilities with a commitment to achieving results.
- Exceptional analytical skills, emphasizing accuracy and attention to detail.
- Capability to collaborate effectively within a team and work independently.
- Comfort and proficiency in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment.
- Knowledge or experience in exercising sound judgment within broadly defined practices and policies.
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, coupled with experience using other financial systems.
Education & Work Experience
- Bachelor's Degree in accouniting, finance, or economics
- 5+ years in manufacturing or related industry
Title : Cost Accounting Manager
Location : Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Client Industry : Manufacturing