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Senior Cost Accountant in Hellertown, PA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Senior Cost Accountant- Lehigh Valley PA $75-95K + Bonus

Senior Cost Accountant will provide support to Manufacturing Operations at local facilities. This position will provide direct support to Finance and Accounting groups in the US to help meet overall operational and financial targets. In addition, this position will provide support to Accounting, FPA, Planning, and Operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support product job costing development
  • Cost estimates including calculation of labor, overhead, and material costs
  • Identify and support implementation of improvements to standard costing system
  • Conduct inventory reserve analysis and prepare journal entry on a quarterly basis and generate reports for senior management
  • Perform month-end close activities; administer cost accounting module in Oracle.
  • Perform daily standard cost updates.
  • Perform work-order aging analysis and work with Materials Planning to ensure timely closure of work-orders.
  • Research, analyze and report on variances from purchasing, work-orders, both manufacturing and value recovery operations, and yield losses.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • Experience in industrial cost accounting, a proven expertise in cost systems
  • Experience working in a global environment
  • Ability to extract, organize and analyze large sets of data in a manner that is useful and relevant for decision-making
  • Experience manufacturing modules