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Manufacturing Cost Accountant

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Wauseon, OH
$65,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 10, 2017
Job ID
Manufacturing Cost Accountant – Wauseon, Ohio area  
Salary up to 80K + medical benefits day one of employment!
Do you enjoy cost accounting and financial analysis?
Have you developed standard cost in manufacturing environments?
Would you like to spend up to 50% of your time on cost accounting related functions?
This job could be for you!

Due to a resignation, fast paced manufacturer is seeking a manufacturing cost accountant. The manufacturing cost accountant will report to the VP of Operations and will work with one other manufacturing cost accountant to support plant accounting functions.  Daily responsibilities will include: 
  • Maintaining and monitoring product costing, including establishing standard cost systems
  • Integrating ERP systems to provide accurate financial reporting related to cost and financial analysis
  • Communicating within cross functional teams and with other departments to improve costing and accounting systems
  • Coordinating daily, weekly and monthly accounting procedures
  • Performing financial analysis
  • Determining process improvement opportunities
  • Assisting with the development of business plans, budgets and  forecasts
  • Overseeing capital expenditure budgets
  • Completing and assisting with month end journal entries as needed
  • Extracting data from the ERP system and manipulating the information into MS Excel format
  • Other duties assignment by management  
Interested candidates should feel comfortable partnering with the manufacturing team and spending up to 10% of their time on the manufacturing floor.  This position does require candidates to be flexible, thorough, detailed, open to new ideas, organized, team oriented, strong analytical skills and able to take initiative with little direction.  Travel is less than 20% in this position; candidates should be willing to travel internationally at least once a year.  This is a salaried position with medical, dental, vision, vacation, holiday, short term disability, long term disability and 401K.

REQUIREMENTS for the Manufacturing Cost Accountant:
1. A bachelor’s degree in a related field, ideally accounting and/or finance
2. At least three years in a similar cost accounting role 
3. Experience working in manufacturing environments
4. Strong cost accounting background, including establishing standard cost  
5. Budget experience
6. ERP and/or MRP systems 
7. Microsoft Excel

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Mass production work environments
2. International business experience

Why work for this organization:
1. Medical benefits available day one of employment
2. Excellent 401K plan
3. Growing organization
4. Fast paced work environment
5. The opportunity to make an impact and improve processes

Candidates are preferred to be local to the Wauseon, Ohio area.

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