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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Purpose:Under direct supervision and under general direction of the Controller, the Cost Accountant will be responsible for the direction and coordination of general accounting operations comprised of overhead calculations, inventory valuations, accuracy of cost of goods sold, margin review and analysis and a key person in the forecasting/budgeting of the company for the manufacturing plan and Cost of Goods Sold. The position will work closely with the Senior Staff Accountant in completing various journal entries and analysis in preparation for month end reporting in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow corporate policies and procedures regarding the standards change process
  • Work with cross functional staff in the development of the company's manufacturing plan
  • Monitor all activity in inventory accounts, review, suggest and formulate appropriate processes to minimize risk in inventory management which would include slow moving and obsolescence of inventory
  • Monitor all variances, review, and work with cross functional team to suggest and formulate appropriate processes to minimize variances in operations
  • Development of the company's direct labor and overhead rates, in compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Participate in the company's physical inventory, reconcile the inventory counts, prepare and post necessary entries
  • Monitor and review manufacturing jobs to forecast expected margins and explain variances
  • Prepare, and submit financial reports and analysis on a weekly, and monthly basis
  • Work with operations on the forecast and budget of the COGS to correlate with Operations Revenue Plan
  • Must be able to work with cross functional staff, participate in meeting, including variance analysis and the preparation of timely and accurate forecasts and actual reports
  • Perform ad hoc duties as assigned by the Controller
  • EHS responsibilities per the Duty of Care document Education, Experience and Skills:
    • Minimum BA or BS degree in Finance or Accounting
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Cost accounting.
    • Excellent oral and written skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft office products especially Excel.
    • Proficient in the use of ERP system - Syteline preferredScope and Impact of Position:The Cost Accountant is an integral part of the financial team. The individual will provide the management team with timely, accurate and complete financial information. The individual will posses a high level of expertise and experience, this coupled with the guidance from the Controller will lead to a high level of financial integrity in product costing. The position shares in the responsibility in delivering the companies EBITDA goals.

Keywords: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company, Fresno , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Fresno, California

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