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Cost Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Grand Rapids Full-Time
$81,259.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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 The Cost Accountant is responsible for maintaining accurate standard costs in SAP. They are also responsible for developing/updating/distributing production analysis reporting in accordance with the needs of plant management; communicating with plant management on a regular basis regarding costing/production issues; create, maintain, and analyze standard costs. The Cost Accountant will also assist with special projects and other assigned duties, when required.


Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain standard production costs in SAP which include raw materials, labor, overhead, and packaging.
  • Prepare costing reports and perform analysis of standard costs and variances. Prepare production analysis reports and communicate with plant management and finance personnel regarding production processes and standard cost issues.
  • Perform month-end close functions including but not limited to recording journal entries, account reconciliation, and report generation.
  • Prepare audit schedules and performs other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as required or assigned by supervisor.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional accounting/auditing experience in an automated accounting environment with a minimum of 1 year recent SAP experience (SAP experience should be within the last two years). Fixed asset experience a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate and interact effectively, both verbally and in writing with a broad spectrum of internal employees including all levels of management.
  • Ability to present complex financial data effectively to executive level contacts.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of analytical techniques and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of SAP and other computerized accounting systems. Effective use of reporting tools and personal computer software (spreadsheet, database, word processing, etc.).
  • Must be organized and able to prioritize multiple responsibilities to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, quality and quantity of work performed.

 

 

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Cost Accountant
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