Viewing Job - Sr. Cost Accountant [EB-7129687151]


Dayton, OH 45390

Years Experience





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endevis is conducting a search for a Senior Cost Accountant in the Dayton, OH area. He/she will direct activities of product costing, product manufacturing analysis, and inventory valuation. The position provides recommendations to senior management in support of the achievement of corporate and divisional goals.
  • Perform month end close activities related to Cost Accounting
  • Assist in preparation of annual operating plan (budget) and monthly forecasts.
  • Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis.
  • Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support.
  • Analyzes changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs.
  • Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyzes audits of costs and prepares reports.
  • Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
  • Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
  • Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Develop and maintain standard costs of components and products in a worldwide ERP system.
  • Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation worldwide.
  • Lead and manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process
  • Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit, and coordination with manufacturing on production and work order processing.
  • Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
  • Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.
  • Assist in the quarterly and annual financial audits (compiling and preparing cost data for support of schedules and questions.)

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
  • 5+ years of accounting experience; cost accounting preferred
  • 3+ years of operational experience, especially with inventory
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
  • Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
  • Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes

Desired Skills:

  • CPA/CMA Certification and/or an MBA
  • Very strong project management skills
  • Ability to organize and lead both functional and cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Domo, Hyperion, and COGNOS applications

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