Cost Accountant II
Cost Accountant IISeneca, SC12 Months Hybrid role: 3 days on site/2 days remote Cost Accountant II Geismar, LA.
We are seeking a professional to perform cost / plant accounting-related functions including product valuation pricing, manufacturing, and spending analyses, and identification of opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency increases.
You will provide accounting support to build and maintain a business partnership with the various Utilities/Site Services/Operations Areas (must become familiar with product flow, process interrelationships, and cost drivers). The position will also play a pivotal role in the annual budgeting process.
Qualifications - External Formula for Success Being a consummate team player who is willing to actively support efforts outside of your defined areas of responsibility, you will coordinate, communicate, and collaborate with respective Operations/Supply Chain/Production Associates and Management throughout the month, and specifically during the closing process, to ensure that timely, accurate, and representative data populates the SAP system. Your ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment will be essential as you serve as an information source regarding Capital Policy, evaluate economic portfolios to determine feasibility of projects, and utilize & support the Non-Trade Billing process.
Your excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all personnel among the various levels will serve you well as you participate in Operations review meetings and Accounting Team meetings. Your ability to develop, analyze, and interpret accounting information for management in forms of costs, operating plans, policies, and trends will aid you as you compile, reconcile, analyze, summarize, and present/report costs on a monthly basis to site/business/corporate management.
You will also use these skills as you guide and support management in the preparation, review, and analysis of annual operating plans and monthly forecasts. Being a self-motivated self-starter, you will provide transparency of costs to businesses. Leveraging a minimum Bachelor? s degree in Accounting or Finance (advanced degree, CPA, or CMA desired, but not required) and your relevant work experience, you will prepare journal entries and service allocations. Using your strong PC skills (specifically MS Excel, Access, Word, and SAP), you will monitor accounting controls and control spreadsheets to complete service allocations and residuals analysis and adjustment.
Taking initiative and responsibility to get tasks completed accurately and on time, you will fully participate in the physical verification and reconciliation of raw materials, work-in-process, finished goods, and catalyst inventories on an annual basis. Working well as a team player, you will assist management in proper necessary financial, accounting, and controlling procedures and any accounting related areas. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you.
You@ is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you? the whole you? in all stages of your life and career. With you@, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a employee go way beyond a paycheck. We believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you? ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. fosters a continuous learning environment.
provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. Responsibilities include but not limited to: -Process order/job review including BOM and routing/recipe-Material variance analysis (yields)-Costing variance analysis to include margin analysis by item-Work closely with operations and supply chain colleagues on root cause analysis and corrective measures-Continue to evolve monthly financial and production metrics with operations-Develop costing models for business management-Perform month end close tasks as assigned-Adhoc reporting as assigned-Assist with inventory cycle counts Qualifications: -Bachelor's in Finance, Accounting, or Business Management-Minimum 2 years cost accounting experience preferred-Minimum 1 year experience using SAP-Intermediate or higher level MS Excel
Location: Seneca, SC
Company: Axelon Services