Koch Glitsch, LP - Wichita, KS

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Fred Koch and L. E. Winkler formed the Winkler-Koch Engineering Company in 1925 to design and supervise installation of refining equipment. Fred Koch then formed Koch Engineering in 1945. From the initial FLEXITRAY® valve tray, the product line expanded over time to include additional tray designs, tower packings, mist eliminators, and pollution control equipment. Glitsch, Inc. was originally founded by Fritz W. Glitsch, Sr. in 1912 as a machine shop. The first GLITSCH ''Truss-Type'' Bubble Cap Trays were designed, constructed, and placed into service in January 1939. The simplicity and adaptability of these trays opened up numerous opportunities for customers worldwide and led to the development of new tray designs.

In 1997, Koch-Glitsch was formed when these two respected competitors combined their technologies, products, and services to become the global leader in developing, engineering, designing, and manufacturing conventional and high performance mass transfer, mist elimination, and liquid-liquid separation equipment. Today, Koch-Glitsch products and tower designs set the standard worldwide.

Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Koch-Glitsch continues to grow through the design and commercialization of innovative products, strategic acquisitions, and its focus on operational excellence. Koch-Glitsch has offices in 18 countries so our customers can count on a quick response to any inquiry.

Koch-Glitsch's industry leadership can also be attributed to its on-going commitment to research and development. Koch-Glitsch holds an impressive number of patents and maintains state of the art facilities to carry out distillation and mist elimination studies on a wide variety of equipment, compounds, and mixtures. Koch-Glitsch also has the largest distillation pilot plant and distributor test stand in the world on site at its Wichita headquarters.

Koch-Glitsch has achieved business success by having employees who act with integrity, focus on compliance excellence and create real long-term value for our customers and society. These principles are part of Market Based Management® (MBM®), a unique business and management philosophy that sets Koch-Glitsch apart from other companies in its industry. Koch-Glitsch is seeking individuals who share these values and want to be part of a winning team. For more information about Koch-Glitsch, visit our Web site at

Koch-Glitsch has an immediate opening for a Cost Accountant at it's Wichita, KS office located at 4111 E 37th St N.

Brief Summary of Duties

This role reports to the US Accounting Manager. Responsibilities include month-end closing activities including the preparation of journal entries, financial reports, account reconcilation and account analysis. Prepare analysis of manufacturing productivity/cost/financial performance. Other responsibilities will include monthly analysis of sales, margins, bookings and backlog. Will handle various ad hoc request for financial reports. Preparation and analysis of monthly/quarterly/annual audit and tax schedules as required. Provide support to the purchasing, accounts payable and cost accounting functions. Monitor and validate inventory accuracy as well as provide analysis of inventory items based on usage. Maintain shop overhead rates and make recommendations based on manufacturing performance. Work with Accounting Manager and Controller to improve processes, data integrity, internal controls and reporting systems.

Required Work Experience, Skills and Education

Bachelors Degree in Accounting

3-5 years of relevant accounting experience

General Ledger accounting

Ability to perform account reconciliation

Financial reporting experience

Ability to grasp complex issues as well as pay strict attention to details

Process and analyze large amounts of data

Strong written and oral communication skills

Demonstrated technical proficiency in spreadsheets/databases (e.g. Pivot tables & advanced functions, Excel, Access)

Preferred Work Experience, Skills and Education

Manufacturing accounting and ERP Systems

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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