Sr Cost Accountant


Huron, SD

Industry: Manufacturing


Less than 5 years

Posted 236 days ago

  by    Heather Moore

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TRC Professional Solutions, on behalf of a leading paper manufacturing firm is hiring for a Senior Cost Accountant, for a direct hire role in the Huron, South Dakota area.

As a Senior Cost Accounting, reporting to the Group Regional Finance Manager, you'll be providing the financial leadership to the Client, with the aim of maximizing long-term value, cash flows and shareholder return at this strategic division. This position will support this Client?s manufacturing facility. 

The ideal candidate will have three to five years in an Accounting / Finance role. In addition, this position will offer the opportunity to work with cross functional teams to analyze data, provide management with a fair assessment of key projects; as well as support continuous improvement activities to achieve world class financialreporting standards.

Position Scope:

Analytical support for all activities and processes of the local Site Leadership Team. Key processes include monthly close, monthly financial forecasts and annual operating plans. Responsibilities also include: analysis and evaluation of the Manufacturing Plant?s monthly operating results, annual budgets, monthly production and financial forecasts, and weekly results reporting. Provide analytical support for cross functional projects including but not limited to customer profitability analysis and pricing etc.

Position Responsibilities: 

? Analysis of month end results: P&L and Balance Sheet including variance analysis

? Develop month end results package for the Plant to present to Senior Management

?Support monthly close including Balance Sheet reconciliation and accurate Revenue and Expense oversight

? Conduct weekly reviews of production order variances to identify unusual variances and report root cause

? Monitor and work with plant management on Continuous Improvement initiatives and validate savings

? Provide monthly financial forecasts and analysis

? Ad hoc financial analysis of financial and operating metrics to support business requirement

?Support the development and analysis of the annual operating plan

? Key strategic projects as needed working with cross functional business teams

Position Requirements: 

?Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a Business related field required.

?3-5years in an Accounting/ Finance role. Cost Accounting preferred.

? Background in Manufacturing a must.

? Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office Suite tools.

? ERP systems experiencerequired; for example: SAPpreferred.

? Strong analytical skills and financial modeling skills are preferred.