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Cost Accountant
Livonia, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 5/28/2019

Required Skills

  • Must be experienced with JD Edwards to be considered

Job Description

  • The Cost and Inventory Accountant is Responsible for all cost and inventory accounting functions within the US
  • Manager (reporting to)   Corporate Controller
  • Additional Reporting      Chief Financial Officer
  • This position is located at the Company’s plant operation in Livonia, Michigan
  • Up to 20% travel to the Company’s other various plant, branch and corporate locations is required
  • Organizational Information        
  • Provides an interface with the Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, Engineering, Quality and Warehousing functional areas
  • Periodic interface with staff located at the company’s facility located in Mexico City
  • Key Tasks, Responsibilities and Essential Accountabilities         
  • Daily:
  • Maintain BOM’s
  • Perform periodic time studies in order to capture accurate labor rates for use within BOM’s and corresponding standard costs
  • Analyze overhead and landed costs in order to capture accurate overhead and inbound freight costs within BOM’s and corresponding standard costs
  • Ensure new part #’s are costed accurately and updated within JD Edwards
  • Work with Operations to identify cost savings opportunities and assist in the implementation of the actions needed to achieve these savings
  • Work with Operations with regard to analyzing site processes and procedures with the goal of standardizing the “best practices” across the Company
  • Develop and maintain standardized inventory cycle count processes and procedures in order to improve accuracy and detect BOM variance issues
  • Record general ledger entries related to the below monthly and annual tasks
  • Quarterly:
  • Calculate Metals surcharge & pricing updates within the system
  • Support bank collateral audits
  • Month End Close:
  • Analyze purchase price variances
  • Analyze manufacturing variances by work-order
  • Reconcile perpetual inventory to the general ledger
  • Calculate inventory excess and shrinkage reserves
  • Calculate and monitor capitalized inventory variances
  • Analyze Inter-Company Profit and Eliminations
  • Production cost reporting, by plant
  • Annually:
  • Support year-end close
  • Support year-end external audit
  • Calculate and update standard costs within JD Edwards
  • Assist in the annual budget process
  • Lead the physical inventory planning and execution 

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