Cost Accountant

Provision People Robinsonville , MS 38664

Posted 2 months ago

Summary:

Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Weekly reports regarding cost center level spending, inventory activity, and absorption/consumption.
  • Work with highly automated financial (Excel) models to quickly consolidate transaction level information.
  • Extract and manipulate large data sets from SAP to answer questions, solve problems, and support weekly reporting.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
  • Analyzes financial information to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
  • Prepare and present detailed schedules regarding inventory and other balance sheet balances to upper management.
  • Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
  • Consolidates and calculates inventory balances from subledgers, including obsolescence or LCM (lower of cost/market) reserves when applicable.
  • Collects appropriate data regarding federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
  • Assist in preparing monthly and quarterly financial reports.
  • Complete reconciliation of inventory subledger accounts.
  • Provide data regarding Sales Tax & PP&E Tax reports.
  • Monitor and manage inventory and WIP accounting process.
  • Writes and modifies cost/accounting related reports in Power BI.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in accounting or related field required; previous experience in manufacturing standard cost environment required.
  • High level of competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of SQL and Power BI preferred.
  • Experience in SAP highly preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, including weekends and holidays
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5 plus years of in-depth knowledge of accounting principles
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Cost Accountant

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