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Senior Cost Accountant




Job Number: 119921
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree:
Job Post Date: 12/31/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a manufacturer in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Cost Accountant.  The need is immediate for a consulting basis.  The Senior Cost Accountant will be reporting to the Controller.  The Senior Cost Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities:
Maintain the product cost database as needed
Develop new product costs for sales initiatives
Monitor and maintain integrity of Bill of Materials & Labor routings
Conduct time studies and measurements in support of BoM’s & routings
Monitor integrity of system inventory balances and adjust as needed (RM, WIP, FG)
Maintain reserve for obsolete inventory
Assist with physical inventories as needed, including cycle counts
Assist accounting department with the month-end close
Prepare and post journal entries as needed
Prepare and distribute weekly & monthly reports as assigned
Conduct balance sheet account reconciliations as assigned
Maintain fixed asset register
Assist with the annual budgeting process
Act as a liaison between accounting department and manufacturing
Attend daily production meetings
 
SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
3 years accounting experience within a manufacturing environment
Proficient with Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus
CPA or CMA a plus
Microsoft Dynamics AX or other ERP system experience a plus
Must be detail-oriented and possess a strong work ethic
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong time management and organizational skills
 
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