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Duties & Responsibilities
We represent one of the most stable and fastest growing Fortune 200 manufacturing companies in the U.S. In this lean manufacturing environment, hard work is rewarded with above average compensation and benefits. Our client believes that teamwork and safety are critical to their work environment. This company is looking for people who desire to build a long-term career. The company has never had a layoff in their 40-plus year history and advancement opportunities are abundant for solid performers. Our client is environmentally friendly and is the nation's largest recycler of scrap steel.

We are searching for a Cost Accountant to join our client’s growing team.

Basic Functions:

  • Monthly, Quarterly and Annual financial closing process, preparation of financial statements and various analytical reports
  • Projects will include the preparation and analysis of detailed cost analyses, preparation of sales tax returns, income tax preparation, capital project tracking
  • General ledger accounting
  • Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis
  • Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies and create cost -benefits analyses
  • Maintain and continuously improve internal control structure
  • Financial and cost analysis work to drive continuous improvement across all aspects of the business

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-2 years work experience in financial related position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or MBA
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, while proficient in other Microsoft Office Suite software
  • 2+ years of relevant cost accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing or steel industry
  • Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently under aggressive deadlines
  • Capable of taking initiative and working with little supervision
  • Able to effectively interrelate with customers across all levels of the organization
  • Strong ability to analyze data and to think strategically
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment and promote teamwork
  • Highly motivated and trustworthy with a strong work ethic and commitment to producing a quality product

City
Newton
Province/State
IL
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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