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Cost Accounting Analyst

Janesville, Wisconsin
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

The Cost Accounting Analyst supports the Plant Accountants who partner with the Plant Manager(s) to provide financial analysis of plant operations so appropriate financial decisions can be made, especially on cost controls and reductions.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:        Participate in annual Physical Inventory process for locations assigned    Assist with Standard Cost Variance Analysis and reporting    Assist Plant Accountants in analyzing monthly results with Plant Manager(s) and participate in monthly management reviews of locations    Support of annual budgeting and monthly forecasting of plant spend    Execute special projects as directed by Accounting Management    Perform posting of transactions to the GL for timely cut off    Standard costing of new items    Review item masters for data integrity (ie - phantoms identified as such)    Support annual audit and work with external auditors

COMPETENCIES:     To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position: ?    Analytical-the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information including BOM cost review and evaluation.?    Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully. ?    Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.?    Quality assessment-the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.?    Judgment-the individual exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.?    Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:     Should have 1+ years of experience with standard cost accounting and/or Bill of Materials    Good Microsoft Office suite skills required.    Excel skills required.    Experience in a manufacturing accounting environment preferred    Good verbal and written communication skills    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.    Ability to work within a team environment and highly functional as a team member    Must be able to balance workloads and multi-task while remaining cognizant of multiple reporting deadlines    Must have strong work ethics during high volume periods

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Two year degree in Accounting requiredBachelor's degree in Accounting preferredStandard Cost Accounting experience preferred


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  • Job Reference: 702753230-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Stoughton Trailers
  • Location: Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent