Cost Accountant

  • Sidney, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description



Job Description

Tier I and Tier II automotive supplier is seeking a cost accountant. They are diverse in their business mix: Toyota, Honda, GM and Chrysler. Daily you will report to the plant manager with dotted responsibility to the centralized accounting center at corporate.   As the cost accountant you will assist with the preparation of budgets, determination of deprecation, spend time on the shop floor to proactively look at process flow for cost savings, update bill of material standard cost, report on periodic variance, analyze capital budgeting requests, arrange for audits, prepare reports daily, weekly and monthly and be responsible for all costing functions.   Only candidates willing to work in demanding, fast-paced automotive environments should respond. Qualified candidates should enjoy floor presence and have strong numerical analyzing skills.  Daily you will handle multiple projects, prioritize activities and communicate information to all levels of the organization.  The organization is privately held and promotes the opportunity for key individuals to make an impact. This position does offer competitive benefits.


Requirements for the Cost Accountant:
1. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with at least 3 years of manufacturing cost accounting experience
2. Fast paced, (high volume) mass production manufacturing experience is required
3. Experience working for a multiple shift organization
4. Experience working at a manufacturing organization with at least 150 people
5. Experience working MRP or ERP systems
6. Experience with cost accounting and analysis
7. The ability to troubleshoot financial reports and numeric data
8. Microsoft Office

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Automotive supplier experience
2. Lean, Six Sigma or TPS experience
3. Inventory analysis
4. Experience supporting multiple sites

Why work for this organization:
1. Diverse automotive business mix
2. New business coming in


Additional Information

Salary $55,000 - $70,000