Salary Mid-Point: $105,000
Location: Oakbrook IL
Job Type: Permanent
  • Our client is looking for a Cost Accounting Manager to join their team! 

  • Responsibilities include:
Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activities such as inventory, raw material purchases, labor and overhead Development of standard costs, budgets, investment proposals and strategic plans for business site operations Monthly reporting of overall and site performance versus budget, forecast and prior year Analyzing actual manufacturing costs by item and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs by the various cost drivers. PPV (purchase price variance) analysis and reporting.
  • Margin analysis on material revenue vs material costs.
Maintain and enhance the cost accounting functions within the various systems. Assist in month-end close of the general ledger, including preparing and posting journal entries. Reconcile finished goods and raw materials inventories. Make recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies. Assist with external and internal audits. General ledger account reconciliations BOM maintenance, including item master and product costing creation and updates
Minimum of 2-10 solid years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. Steady path of increasing responsibilities. Bachelors degree in Accounting Must have excellent analytical skills and sound understanding of accounting principles High proficiency in Excel Strong cost accounting system experience, prior usage of Microsoft D365 a plus.