Job Detail: Cost Accountant - Manufacturing

Job Order #10027

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
12/3/2018 Cost Accountant - Manufacturing Fort Smith - Arkansas Accounting and Finance


Walker Elliott is seeking a Cost Accountant to be is responsible for working with the MFG Director and Operations team on developing accurate standard costs with one of the largest beverage manufacturers.  Identifying improvements and streamlining processes related to the Plant.  Assists in Developing R&O Manufacturing variances including dry/wet and labor.  Works with Operations on labor analysis for identifying root cause for exceptions to standards. Ensures all transfer pricing for Imports are costed and applicable excise tax calculated. Responsible for all Capex reporting and analysis.  Scheduling monthly and weekly Capex meetings to review updated files.   Assisting MFG Director on all Capex group reporting including ROIs.
  • Work with MFG Director and Operations to develop standard costs.  Ensure all costs are updated and reviewed for accuracy.   Corroborative with MFG Director and Operations to develop the Production budget.   Ensure all items have costs and excise tax as needed.
  • Capex Reporting for Projects are reviewed for completion. Group reporting is compiled with Operations and submitted timely.
  • Work with Operations on identifying cost saving initiatives for all areas of the manufacturing facility including new production equipment.  Collaborative effort to compile ROIs on Capital expenditures.
  • Review of Manufacturing variances and assists MFG Director and Procurement team on risk & opportunity monthly reporting.  
  • Special projects as assigned including being active in continuous improvement projects.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required;   
  • Experience/Background: At least five years accounting experience, preferably in manufacturing and cost
  • Technical Functional Skills:  Excel, Power Point, Word
Demonstrate commitment to the corporate QSE Management System policy, procedures, and dedication to the achievement of Operational Excellence, business performance, and sustainability through:
  • Producing quality products with a focus on customer satisfaction and cost effective operations
  • Identifying and reducing product safety risks and practicing good manufacturing practices
  • Practicing safety awareness and safe work practices to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees, contractors and visitors: by identifying and reducing safety risks, maintaining a clean work environment, and practicing good health, hygiene, and safety practices.
  • Protection of the environment through recycling, minimizing waste, and conservation of  natural resources 

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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