Cost Accountant

  • location: New Albany, OH
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
Randstad USA is seeking a Cost Accountant for an exciting and challenging opportunity with a manufacturing company in the near Columbus, Ohio!

An ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years of work experience in a staff accountant capacity. Other essential attributes include a positive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to work across various platforms, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

If you are looking for a new role that offers opportunities for continued growth and professional development, this is the opportunity for you.

location: New Albany, Ohio
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 70,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years

  • Complete month end closing requirements for the plant including closing entries and month-end reporting package.
  • Provide accurate information and reports for plant KPI's that enable plant management team to track and measure performance.
  • Possess the skills to analyze and explain material flow, MUV, scrap, and other operational issues as they relate to financial results.
  • Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Analyze plant data and work with the operational teams to recommend solutions and corrective actions.
  • Analysis of customer and product sales, margins and profitability in support of reported results and strategies
  • Maintain standard cost and provide variance analysis
  • Lead plant preparation of department level annual budgets and periodic forecasts
  • Identify and report obsolete and excess inventory and assist with disposition

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance and 2+ years related experience.
  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing or Logistics environment.
  • Strong analytical skills, solid attention to detail and strong demonstrated sense of curiosity.
  • Advanced experience with Excel and basic knowledge of Power point; ability to quickly learn and master new finance systems.
  • Accountability for deadlines and ability to thrive in an evolving, fast packed environment including multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Strong experience and technical competence in budget analysis, variance analysis, and financial forecasting
  • Disciplined, hands-on and comfortable working in lean organizations
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lead meetings and other tasks as required
Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), annual retirement contribution, paid time off and holidays.

skills: Cost Accounting
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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