Senior Cost Accountant

Job Order: DHJOB303
Job Type: Direct Hire


·        Performs month-end close and monthly financial package reporting

·        Lead the plants&rsquo day-to-day accounting functions (i.e. cost and inventory)

·        Production and distribution of weekly management reports

·        Performs regular variance analysis and provides written and verbal explanations to management

·        Performs periodic internal audits to ensure the existence and maintenance of an appropriate control environment within the plants

·        Provides cost data, as required, to support corporate pricing decisions (supports Pricing Analyst)

·        Driving efficiencies by managing the day-to-day accounting functions, month-end close, and regulatory compliance

·        Establishes and maintains the company&rsquos accounting policies and procedures, insuring GAAP is followed

·        Prepares financial reports and presents findings to management

·        Responsible for organizing, supervising and executing the monthly closing process

·        Responsible for integrity of financial systems and processes, including account reconciliations

·        Financial analysis of operations

·        Ensure compliance with the company&rsquos accounting practices

·        Develop, analyze, and interpret statistical and accounting information

·        Comparative and variance analysis, including month-to-month, year-to-year, on reports outside of standard financial statements (includes root-cause analysis, for variance)

·        Develop plant Annual Operating Plans including detailed Plant Overhead Budgets

·        Maintain price framework for all customer pricing

·        Establish and monitor trade, freight and other sales related accruals

·        Standard Cost Accounting




·        Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

·        CPA, MBA preferred

·        5+ years of hands-on Cost Accounting experience

·        Overall understanding of Accounting and GAAP with experience in Cost Accounting

·        Cost accounting experience which include Overhead accounting, Bill of Materials and Labor

·        Prior work experience as an Accounting Manage, Senior Finance Leader or equivalent and working with ERP systems

·        Must be self-motivated, action-oriented executor and ethical

·        History of achieving goals with clear career progression & relationship continuity

·        Strong planning, budgeting, and teaching skills

·        Expert level MS Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills

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