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Operations Financial Cost Accounting Manager

Terrell, TX 75160 | Permanent Hire

Job ID: 7688 Industry: Industry Pay Rate: 90,000

Operations Financial Cost Accounting Manager

If you offer five (5) plus years of accounting management experience within manufacturing, with cost accounting (standard cost) experience, you may be interested in this Operations Financial Cost Accounting Manager permanent job position east of Dallas, Texas. In this management position you will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the cost accounting function for the entire organization.

What about the company?
  • A leader in its niche with multiple locations
  • Diversified and strong employee culture
  • Invests in training for their employees

What’ s in it for you?
  • Ability to be lead and mentor others in the accounting department
  • Ability to be a decision-maker and set new standards

What will you be doing?
  • Plan, organize and direct all the activities of the cost accounting department
  • Manage day to day operations of the existing cost accounting function from management of current rates to monthly close and analysis
  • Support the project cost team in the development of a standard costing system
  • Manage the transition from the existing cost environment to a new standard cost system
  • Identify, hire, develop and manage cost accountants
  • Develop and maintain standard costs
  • Perform monthly closing activities including preparation of the cost to operate statement along with supporting analysis
  • Proactive analysis of variances
  • Communicate issues and opportunities to operations management
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers
  • Define policies and procedures for all cost accounting activities

What do you need for this position?
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ year’ s progressive experience in accounting management, preferably as a cost accountant in a manufacturing organization
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of cost accountants
  • Ability to set budgets
  • Ability to analyze variances
  • Cost accounting experience
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Proven experience in driving change and process improvement
  • Strong organizational and verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with non-accounting professionals
  • Ability to understand manufacturing operations and communicate to management
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively while being highly-driven and self-motivated
  • CPA license is a strong plus
  • Experience in SAP is preferred

Jackie Davis

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