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Sr. Cost Accountant

Company: Direct Staffing Inc
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Cost Accountant to join our growing Finance Team. This position will report directly to the Operations Finance Manager and will be responsible for providing analytical support to the global organization. We are looking for someone who has a keen attention to detail, superior analytical capability, and someone who takes an ownership approach in all tasks.


In your role as a Senior Cost Accountant, you will be part of our success by:

Completing costs for new items, gross margin analysis, and annual cost budget

Completing month-end cost and inventory entries and general ledger closings

Managing Fixed Asset reporting including asset additions, disposals, transfers, CIP allocation, and depreciation

Supporting Product Managers by providing customer quotes in a timely manner while maintaining standard costs

Improving the Capital Expenditure management and approval process

Supporting the business unit during ERP implementation and transition

Participating in physical inventories, cost reconciliations, and analysis

Providing financial support for lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives

Aiding in analyzing standard costs for proposed acquisitions and assisting in the development of new standard costs as required

Enhancing accuracy of the standard cost system

Jointly working with Corporate Accounting to ensure proper accounting methods and controls are in place

Performing other duties or ad-hoc projects as required


To be considered for this position you must meet the following requirements:

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance

3-5 years of relevant professional experience in a manufacturing environment

Advanced degree or CPA/CMA (or working toward) preferred

Strong analytical approach to problem solving with high regard for detail and accuracy

Must be able to work independently or as part of a team while enhancing personal and departmental performance

Energetic and inquisitive, quick learner, takes initiative

Flexibility to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment while remaining accurate and efficient

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with employees at various levels throughout the organization

Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications (primarily Excel) Dynamics AX experience a plus

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally


Costing in a manufacturing environment


Previous experience in manufacturing costing.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Direct Staffing Inc

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