2018-02-13

Cost Accountant
Job Opportunity at Aspen Personnel Service

Posted on Feb 13

http://www.aspen-personnel.com    509-624-4858

Location: Spokane, WA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4152760

Our client, a leader in the custom packaging industry, is looking for a Cost Accountant for the Finance Team. Reporting to the VP Finance the Cost Accountant administers the day-to-day cost accounting functions for the Accounting Department including margin analysis, target costing projects, analysis of process constraints, and ongoing cost activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for updating monthly unitized forecasts by working cross functionally with Program Management team. Assist Operations in the Forecast & Capacity Planning process.
  • Process daily revenue and monthly large program reporting.
  • Review work order entry transactions to ensure entries are accurate. Coordinate batch work order analysis and review.
  • Analyze manufacturing variances on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and maintain review chart.
  • Routinely review overhead information and coordinate overhead rate updates.
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies, update items and bills of materials.
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and month-end close processes, including WIP.
  • Work with Material Review Board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory.
  • Coordinate annual physical inventory and routine cycle counts. Investigate variances and assist in resolution.
  • Serve as backup for customer invoicing and process accounts receivable collections from customers.
  • Provide backup for other members of accounting team; processing daily bank deposits, payroll, and A/P.
  • Assist with monthly spending reviews and prepare monthly cost reports of actual to budget comparisons.
  • Maintain records of financial documents with supporting materials.
  • Recommend, design and implement department processes and protocols.
  • Perform financial analysis as requested.
  • Assist VP of Finance with special projects.
  • Ensure compliance with GMP, FDA, OSHA, and all other regulatory requirements, as they relate to the job position and in accordance with company policy.
  • Adhere to company safety requirements.
  • Regular attendance.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a combination of equivalent experience and education.
  • 3-5 years cost accounting experience.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems (i.e. MAS 90/SAGE) preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet established timelines.
  • Good attention to detail; good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Previous experience in a FDA-regulated manufacturing facility and knowledge of GMP regulations preferred.
Our client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
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