Accounting Jobs, Audit Jobs, Tax Jobs
Search Jobs Job Alerts Find Recruiters Post Your Resume Job Success Stories
accounting job search, audit job search, tax job search

Preview Accounting, Audit & Tax Jobs

Local and Nationwide Job Opportunities
for your accounting job search, audit job search or tax job search

Job Details

Cost Accountant

| More


 
JOB DESCRIPTION
Job #: 15231
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Cost Accountant
Job Location: WI-La Crosse
Upper Midwest (MI, MN, ND, SD & WI)
Job Categories: Audit ; Finance
Industries: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense; Consumer Products; Manufacturing / Distribution; Pharmaceutical / Biotech
Base Compensation:
Low: $60,000       High: $70,000
Total Compensation:
Low: $60,000       High: $75,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
 
Why is This a Great Opportunity?
This is a profitable growing division of a $5+ billion dollar manufacturing company. The position is a stepping stone to higher levels. Located in a great area to raise a family
 
Job Description:
COST ACCOUNTANT FORTUNE 500 HEAVY MANUFACTURER SUMMARY Responsible for the standard cost system. Activities include standards setting and variance analysis. Will be involved with developing enhancements to the current cost system. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Direct and control all accounting activities associated with the accurate recording and reporting of costs of manufacturing for individual jobs and performance on a product line basis. 2. Develop and prepare reports which compare actual results to plan and provide accurate information to operating departments and management to provide a sound quantitative basis for management decisions. 3. Participate in identification of operating performance issues and take an active role in developing solutions to improve performance levels. 4. Participate in the budgeting process by developing product line performance goals in cooperation with manufacturing, sales, and marketing. 5. Participate in the development of pricing strategies to ensure that the company’s performance goals and marketing strategies are consistent. 6. Provide support to new product development programs by preparing cost analysis during the development process. Participate in the development process to ensure that new products will be competitive in the market and achieve company performance objectives. 7. Participate in the development of cost accounting systems to recommend improvements to ensure more timely and accurate cost data. 8. Assist in developing cost data for the justification of capital asset purchases as they relate to operation’s cost savings. Assist in the audit process of capital purchases and prepare reports regarding the results of capital projects. 9. Play an active role in closing books at month-end by reviewing account analysis. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field •4-plus years of accounting experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience using JD Edwards operating system • CPA or CMA preferred • Microsoft Office – Advanced skills • Strong communication skills
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Mandatory Minimum Qualifications - Must Have: 3-4 years manufacturing cost exp.
 
Education: Bachelor's
 
Certifications: None
 
Licenses: None
 
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
 
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:

 

This is a REAL job we're looking to fill RIGHT NOW!  If you feel you're qualified, please complete our free registration and apply online today!

 

Remember, the recruiters in our network often have additional jobs they are working to fill that are not posted in our databse. When you register you can introduce yourself to our recruiters and make yourself available for these other, non publicized, positions!

 

SUBMIT YOUR FREE PROFILE NOW -->

 

 

 Want to See MORE Jobs?

 

Accounting Jobs

 

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement