Senior Cost Accountant in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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Job Description

We are working with a manufacturing company that has a Senior Cost Accountant opening. Your focus will be on their inventory and responsible for some corporate accounting. This position reports to the controller.

Responsibilities include:

  • Become a super user with cost accounting systems and understanding the flow of inventory transactions
  • Partner with the Operations team to learn the flow of goods through production
  • Work with the Operations team improve and implement new processes and procedures
  • Proactively identify production problems and provide resolutions
  • Responsible for coordinating physical inventory and cycle counts
  • Collaborate with Plant Manager to identify outdated inventory and appropriately dispose it.
  • Review item bills of material and routings and compare with actual to determine adjustments.
  • Find ways to improve the method for assigning overhead.
  • Analysis and reporting of production related income statement variances to budget.
  • Resolve discrepancies and technical accounting problems.
  • Provide month end reports for management review.
  • Offer recommendations for system improvements, accounting procedures, and internal controls.
  • Assist in month end close process and other general corporate accounting.


  • BA/BS degree
  • At least 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with ERP and inventory systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of US GAAP

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