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Cost Accounting Manager at Creative Financial Staffing

Cost Accounting Manager

Creative Financial Staffing La Crosse, WI Full-Time
$95,000.00 - $115,000.00 / year
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COST ACCOUNTING MANAGER


ABOUT THE COMPANY


CFS is engaged with a leading manufacturer and they are seeking a Cost Accounting Manager that wants to join and be a part of something special. The firm boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with a friendly, casual working environment and great benefits along with the potential to advance into other positions at the plant level or within the company. One of the largest employers in the Lacrosse, WI market, brings a lot of future potential and so the opportunity is tremendous, if you are looking to make an impact, everyone has the ability to do within. This is a brand new position being created to help Plant Operations operate effectively and efficiently.


WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS COMPANY:

  • Long-Tenured Organization with great Leadership in Place
  • Amazing Benefits Package Offered
  • Sought after Work/Life Balance
  • Work Flexibility between plant locations
  • Opportunity to Develop this position into something of your own!
  • Advancement Opportunities within the Organization

COST ACCOUNTING MANAGER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The Cost Manager is responsible to supply financial support and reporting to plant operations. This includes partnering with departmental leads to build the annual budget, develop quarterly forecasts with operational personnel, identify and help to implement plant formulation and cost savings initiatives, and prepare weekly and monthly cost performance reports for management. This position leads all cost accounting activity for the entire organization and plant locations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COST ACCOUNTING MANAGER ROLE :

  • Partners with on-site Plant Controllers in analysis and performance improvement recommendations for manufacturing and inventory improvements
  • Prepare, maintain and distribute weekly and monthly performance scorecards, track plant KPI’s on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Prepare, maintain and distribute weekly and monthly detailed yield reports by category
  • Act as a resource with sites to lead on cost savings project development and investment justification
  • With the plant management team, coordinate the development of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts, as per direction from the Director
  • Maintain and update cost system, BOMs, routings, and develop annual cost standards for existing and new SKU’s
  • Maintain, update and track monthly CI savings in the SAP
  • Evaluates risk and opportunities to improve plant efficiencies
  • Reconciles inventory and adequately prepare reserves for obsolescence. Create monthly RFA requests for material disposition
  • Supports Internal Controls and Audits

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE COST ACCOUNTING MANAGER:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance a related field from a four-year college or university; MBA Preferred; CPA/CMA welcomed
  • Cost Accounting experience - 5+ Years within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data to present to Leadership
  • SAP Experience
  • Standard Product costing experience
  • Experience with inventory controls/process improvements

Keywords: Accountant, Senior Cost Accountant, Cost Accounting, General Ledger, Cost Analyst, Standard Cost, Excel, Cost Accounting Manager, BOM's, Bill of Materials, Labor and Overhead Rates

Recommended skills

Auditing
Certified Management Accountant
Cost Accounting
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Inventory Control
Variance
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