Cost Accountant

  • Byrnes and Rupkey
  • May 17, 2019
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Cost Accountant

New Ulm, MN

$54-60K + bonus

Our food manufacturing client is looking to add a Cost Accountant in the New Ulm, MN area. This Accountant will be responsible for establishing cost standards on finishing goods, review and reconcile raw liquid and semi-finished good inventory and facilitate the preparation of the annual operating plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to safety work rules at all times, along with reinforcing safety as a Core Value.
  • Develop and maintain standard cost estimates in SAP and provide analysis to support the standard activity rates.
  • Reconciliation of weekly and month end liquid inventory, finished goods production and shrink calculation.
  • Assist in the completion of the month end closing.
  • Design and maintain excel files for labor lineups, through puts and capacities.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating plan.
  • Analyze monthly cost center spending and assist in variance explanations of forecast changes.
  • Creation and maintenance in SAP, related to setup of new products as well as bill of materials using QM PLM specifications database.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred but not required, will consider non-degree and 2 year degree.
  • CPA license a plus.
  • 1-5+ years of experience in the manufacturing industry in a cost accounting environment.
  • Demonstrate skills in all aspects of financial accounting or reporting.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred.

Additional Incentives:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Weekend Overtime pay

Cost Accountant, CPA, accounting, finance, manufacturing, SAP, QM PLM