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Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:03 AM


Manufacturing Cost Accountant

Job Summary

Functional Overview: The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Reports to: Controller

Key Interfaces: Operations, supply chain

Deliverables: Ensure correct inventory counts and accurate BOMs

Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
Maintain standard costs in the bill of materials
Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
Work with management locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
Report on margins by product and division
Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
Forecast cost of goods sold for future periods

Key Accountabilities:

Help to drive correct costs and ensure probability margins are in line with company's product goals. Maintain minimal inventory variances.

Work Environment:
Exposure to an outdoors, non-climate controlled warehouse
Indoors, climate controlled office


Work Experience:
Five (5) to seven (7) years of Cost accounting experience
Background must demonstrate a sound understanding of manufacturing and cost accounting principles
Prior experience/use and proficiency of ERP software systems


Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, in accounting or finance

Ability to evaluate and interpret data and trends
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Strong attention to detail
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to multi-task, juggle multiple priorities and function in a flexible environment
Must be flexible and have the ability to work under tight deadlines and be able to deliver completed work on time and with accuracy
Internally motivated, task oriented individual that can complete a task without constant or direct supervision

Behavioral Qualifications:

Fit with their Core Values:
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
High performance team oriented environment.
Foster and promote a culture of continuous improvement.
Ability to interface effectively and positively with all members of the organization, suppliers and customers.
Computer literacy for basic Microsoft Office applications.
Self-starter, able to succeed in a dynamic work environment.
Strong Leadership skills.
Willingness to do hands-on work within a team environment.

Contact Information

Name: Julia Fabick
Phone: 9417026713

• Location: Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

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