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Senior Cost Accountant

Date Posted: 2/4/2020

Job #1570618
Permanent
Houston, Texas
Professional

Our client, a Private Equity Backed manufacturing organization has engaged Lucas Group to identify a Senior Cost Accountant to support one of their largest revenue segments. This role will be responsible for the standard cost accounting. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a manufacturing organizations and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven track record of process improvements. This company has been acquisitive and experience with merger integration would be preferred.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the cost accounting function including
    • Manage and maintain cost accounting system (review/update BOMs, labor and overhead costs)
    • Report inventory, PPV, cycle count performance and inventory reconciliation
    • Prepare reports to analyze costs, variances and labor efficiency
  • Prepares flash reports and quarterly P&L and Balance Sheet forecasts and annual Financial Plans.
  • Supports the Corporate internal audit process
  • Supports Controller/CFO with special projects as assigned
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives
  • Aids in establishing and performing internal control guidelines and testing
  • Contributes to the development of internal financial policies and procedures
  • Maintains well-documented work papers and instructions for journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Organizes and reviews various accounting reports
  • Assists in coordination of annual budget and periodic forecasting
  • Ad-hoc projects & reporting as assigned

Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CMA or the equivalent is preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience to include standard cost accounting
  • Strong experience with ERPs systems
  • Advanced Excel

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