Salary Mid-Point: $110,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Our client, located in Chicago, is looking for a Cost Accounting Manager to add to their team.

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead, manage and develop a team of accountants/specialists.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the cost accounting and projects accounting systems, processes and procedures.
  • Manage escalation and resolution of key findings for the cost accounting and projects functions.
  • Be a key leader of change in the organization and demonstrate continuous improvement of operations.
  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities to leadership.
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers.
  • Consolidate and analyze actual, forecast, and budget gross margin results for key stakeholders.
  • Perform various month-end closing procedures and assistance with annual external financial audit.
  • Provide leadership for annual Physical Inventory process.

Below are requirements for the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related degree, CPA or MBA preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • Proficiency with Oracle ERP, SAP EPM preferred.
  • 10+ years progressive experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
  • Aptitude to analyze, interpret, and communicate complex financial and statistical data.
  • Strong organization, time management, and oral/written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with various stakeholders and cross functional teams.

Interested candidates should email their resume to