Cost Accountant
Orbit Irrigation Products - Salt Lake City, UT

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DESCRIPTION

Orbit Irrigation is expanding their Finance Department and is looking for a knowledgeable Cost Accountant. The Cost Accountant will maintain product costing, prepare capital expenditure requests, maintain capital budget, and maintain fixed assets. This person will function as the product cost expert and educate other staff members about product costing as necessary. This Fulltime, benefited position is located in North Salt Lake and works Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Orbit prides itself on being an employer of choice in the Salt Lake Valley by offering fulltime Associates with medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid time off, short/long term disability, life insurance, discounted UTA Eco Pass, and more.

DUTIES

Involvement in engineering changes, procurement and manufacturing processesCapital budgeting, cost estimates, and capital expenditure approvalsAccurate "fully burdened" product costingProduct cost maintenance (standard costing)Production MRP system cost rollups and analysisFinished goods cost burden updates and analysisFixed asset tracking and depreciation absorptionCost-increase impact analysis and approvals (including commodity tracking)System audits and integrity checksReview margin reports for costing issuesYear-end audit dutiesAnalyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum requirements to apply: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Proficient in Excel (formulas, macros, pivot tables, graphs) Fixed asset accounting experience Experience with Bills of Material and ERP/MRP systems is preferred SQL reporting experience is preferredOther knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be successful in the role: Knowledge of software and manufacturing systems (Bills of material, MRP, Fixed Asset software)Knowledge of manufacturing efficiency measuresUse logic to analyze underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw relevant and appropriate conclusions Work with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism Establish objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives Communicate analyses and information clearly, concisely and effectively Read, interpret and apply policies and/or procedures Good analytical and problem solving skills Good written and verbal communication skills Strong work ethic and focus on continuous improvement Involvement in engineering changes, procurement and manufacturing processesCapital budgeting, cost estimates, and capital expenditure approvalsAccurate "fully burdened" product costingProduct cost maintenance (standard costing)Production MRP system cost rollups and analysisFinished goods cost burden updates and analysisFixed asset tracking and depreciation absorptionCost-increase impact analysis and approvals (including commodity tracking)System audits and integrity checksReview margin reports for costing issuesYear-end audit dutiesAnalyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations

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