Cost Accountant/Assistant Controller

  • location: Hammond, IN
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Cost Accountant/Assistant Controller

job summary:
Cost Accountant/Assistant Controller

This Cost Accountant/Assistant Controller position will be responsible for assisting with managing by providing information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist management, and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company's future.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Develop and maintain product costs

· Make recommendations for profitability improvements

· Work with operations to improve inventory controls

· Participate in physical inventory verifications

· Analyze plant costs and capital spending requests

· Maintain fixed asset records

· Prepare monthly journal entries

· Perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts to supporting detail

· Assist the Controller with internal and external financial reporting requirements

· Provide support for year-end and lender audits

· Assist with preparation of annual budget and periodic financial projections

· Perform other accounting and finance related duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

· Advanced proficiency with MS-Office applications

· Advanced excel skills (pivot tables, formulas, etc.)

· Experience working with ERP systems

· Communication proficiency

· Ethical conduct

· Ability to work well with ambiguity

Education & Experience

· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

· MBA and/or CPA preferred

· Minimum of 5 years' experience

· Previous experience in manufacturing

 
location: Hammond, Indiana
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8-5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
· Develop and maintain product costs

· Make recommendations for profitability improvements

· Work with operations to improve inventory controls

· Participate in physical inventory verifications

· Analyze plant costs and capital spending requests

· Maintain fixed asset records

· Prepare monthly journal entries

· Perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts to supporting detail

· Assist the Controller with internal and external financial reporting requirements

· Provide support for year-end and lender audits

· Assist with preparation of annual budget and periodic financial projections

· Perform other accounting and finance related duties as assigned

 
qualifications:
Education & Experience

· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

· MBA and/or CPA preferred

· Minimum of 5 years' experience

· Previous experience in manufacturing

 
skills: Excel
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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