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The Cost Accountant is responsible to support the site controller and plant management by performing analysis of cost, production, and inventory for World Class Manufacturing (WCM), assisting with month end close, audit request and other special projects.
They will develop, control, and manage cost accounting functions of the location to assure timeliness, accuracy, and integrity of the accounting function and attainment of corporate objectives.
Specific duties will encompass the following:
Cost Maintenance: Work order reporting and analysis, product costing, cost roll-up, assist with internal procedures and policies. Run labor reporting and analysis. Assist with Inventory: cycle counts, Annual Inventory Count, inventory account reconciliation, inventory reserve maintenance and analysis, inventory Slow Moving, Obsolete & Shelf-Life Analysis. Coordinate Bi-Weekly Trial Reviews.
Monthly Close Process: Perform journal entry posting, balance sheet reconciliations, Inventory reporting, Spending Analysis, Smart View data input and WCM data inputs.
Reporting & Analysis: Assist with site-specific financials, various variance analysis and department spending analysis. Analyze site cost to determine areas of improvement – work on automation programs, etc. Will be involved with working with & supporting all Managers for pulling data and creating analysis of the data to support their specific needs or projects.
Fixed Asset Maintenance: Maintain a fixed asset roll forward schedule; work with project managers to confirm asset status. Ensure all fixed assets are placed into service timely and perform the Fixed Asset Inventory.
In addition, the Cost Accountant will undertake metrics, assist controller with special projects and audit requests. Participate in the process of Internal Controls.
Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance (or related field); Required.
1+ years of accounting experience in manufacturing environment; Preferred.
Familiarity with ERP systems; Preferred.
Advanced skills in MS PowerPoint, Excel & Word; Required.
Strong knowledge of accounting/systems; Required.
Must have a sufficient understanding and knowledge of IT technology and Microsoft products. (Required)
QAD ERP experience (Preferred)
Experience with cost accounting, financial analysis, effective communication skill (1+ years preferred)
Experience with month end close and balance sheet reconciliation (1+ years preferred)
Accounting/Finance experience in a manufacturing environment (1+ years preferred)
Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.
Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.
With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.
Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.
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