Cost Accountant
Professionals Incorporated - Cortland, NY

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Our client South of Syracuse is seeking a Cost Accountant. The Cost Accountant will help identify problem areas throughout the region, drives business improvement measures, and provides financial analysis support to the Sales and Manufacturing Operations groups.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and explain financial cost information across various levels of management
  • Analyze manufacturing costs, including comparisons standard costs and the related variances along with reporting the results to the management team on a regularly scheduled basis
  • Work with the operations team to improve the standard costing data within the ERP system
  • Participate in streamlining the data collection process used during manufacturing related to hours and materials
  • Validation of costs within customer quotations prior to issuance
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of quarterly forecast and annual budget
  • Identify/initiate/drive/police cost reduction and cash improvement projects to improve the financial performance of the region
  • Oversee the physical inventory count/ cycle count process and hold primary responsibility for the reconciliation to the accounting records
  • Manage monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information
  • Performs reviews of new and existing vendors and purchasing relationships in an effort to secure sales terms beneficial to the business
This position requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant manufacturing experience including :
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Ability to communicate and explain financial data to all levels within the organization
  • Highly detailed and analytical in dealing with financial data
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done; self-motivated
  • Experience with Macola and Crystal Reports is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office product and high capability in advanced analytics using spreadsheet software
To apply for this position, please submit your resume to accounting@cpsprofessionals.com

Professionals Incorporated is an EOE

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