Cost Accountant
Andersen Windows & Doors - Des Moines, IA

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Description

PURPOSE

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Develop and Lead analysis, interpretations, and implementing complex financial and accounting concepts, or techniques for financial planning and control, by performing the following duties.

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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Interprets and applies corporate financial policies, government legislation, and accounting theory.
  • Monitors the system of internal accounting controls to insure the safeguarding of company assets and compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assists in month-end closing, prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations as necessary. Provides monthly close analysis with insights into financial performance including run-rates and trends and identifies and investigates significant variances.
  • Prepares and analyzes the organization’s annual budget and major financial forecasts.
  • Works with business partners and customers on financial analysis, departmental budgets, program analysis, operations results, and project support
  • Provides financial analyses for capital projects, supports the monitoring and reporting of actual spend.
  • Estimates new and proposed product costs
  • Creates and maintains flexible financial models and reports to provide business insight.
  • Responsible for moderately complex financial analysis and reports for department and senior management, evaluating opportunities and providing proactive recommendations for action based off financial/business acumen.
  • Provides recommendations and creative alternatives to improve financial performance and/or reduce cost and complexity.
  • Analyzes revenue, margin (channel, customer, product), future service projections, and new business opportunities.
  • Assists with selling, general and administrative expenses (SGA) supporting Engineering, Quality, Sales, Marketing, R&T, IT, HR.
  • Participates in various initiatives such as continuous improvement and project implementation.
  • Can lead business partners and other financial analysts in compilation and analysis of business unit performance, business case analysis, business transactions, operations results, and inventory accounting.
  • Responsible for financial planning in process management. Facilitates setting targets, compiling inputs, and evaluating results.
  • Involved in business case standardization and interpretation of reporting results.
  • Works with centralized and decentralized business units.
  • Develops and provides ad-hoc analysis to support business partners and initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor degree in Finance or accounting; CPA or CMA preferred, seven or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Cost accounting experience required.
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Intermediated understand of the business to include Finance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong initiative and ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Change agent.
ANDERSEN CORPORATE VALUES

Each employee is responsible for upholding these values in their daily activities.

EXCELLENCE

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We will build customer trust and loy6alty by understand and caring about exceeding customer expectaitons for enduring quality and responsiveness.

INTEGRITY:
We take pride in our commitment to do the right thing and by demonstarting fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all of our actions.

INNOVATION:
We will uphold our legacy of innovation and embrace change in all areas of our business as a means of attainig and sustaining leadership.

PARTNERSHIP:
We will cultivate successful relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthen them through shared values, common goals and active participation.

Job

Finance and Accounting

Primary Location

United States-IA-Des Moines

Organization

EMCO Doors

Unposting Date

Ongoing

Andersen Windows & Doors - 19 months ago - save job - block
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Windows of opportunity abound for Andersen, a maker of wood-clad windows and patio doors in North America. Andersen offers window designs...