Cost Accountant
Career Evolutions - Provo, UT

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Career Evolutions is looking for a Cost Accountant for a fast-growing manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in the Chicago metro area. This is an outstanding opportunity with an annual compensation up to $65,000 located in the plant operations location near Provo, Utah.

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Job Description: This position is responsible for assisting the CFO and the Executive team with the financial management of the manufacturing business unit including the accurate interpretation, reporting and analysis of the financial results. Duties include assisting with budgeting; actual reporting; and analysis support to the Plant Business Team and Corporate. You will support the Plant and the Business by communicating with and providing cost analysis for the Business Teams, and provide forecast of budget variances to management team.

You will also monitor and reconcile general ledger accounts, support commercialization of new product lines, work with plant inventory associates and materials management to maintain accurate plant inventories and to analyze inventory variances, as well as analyze budget variances, create and approve journal entries, and support and help complete month-end close settlement process.

Bachelors Degree in Accounting
5+ years manufacturing and distribution industry experience
Previous cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong General Ledger, GAAP, and product costing experience
Financial analysis/scenario/modeling experience is necessary
Previous ERP experience and expert Excel skills
Excellent analytical and communication skills

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