We are currently seeking a Cost Accountant for our Milwaukee, WI location.
The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of cost constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management. Key responsibilities include: Review and monitor data for timeliness and accuracy, follow parts through production phase to final disposition, coordinate physical inventory and cycle counts, investigate cycle count variances and resolve issues, asses and review standard cost variances in the bill of materials with engineering and supply chain, review actual and standard costs for accuracies, validate the cost of goods sold per job, work with materials to review and dispose of obsolete inventory, conduct ongoing process constraints analyses, report on margins by job, report on periodic variances and their causes-focusing in particular on spending variances, analyze capital budgeting requests, manage accountability of inventory, assist in standard rate development.
Three plus years of industry experience
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to collaborate with multi-department team
Experience in manipulating large databases
Six Sigma Green Belt Trained