Cost Accountant
2019-10-17
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: CA-ONTARIO-Ayr
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Accounting
Finance
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: Not Available
Fax: Not Available
Ref ID: 05210-0011217200
Job Description
Ref ID: 05210-0011217200

Classification: Cost Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Our Client in Waterloo Region is looking to hire an Assistant Plant Controller to their team. The Assistant Plant Controller is involved in the controlling of a plant to guarantee and optimise the plant's financial performance and competitiveness.Your responsibilities: Ensure compliance to all financial procedures - develop, execute and control internal finance procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

Responsible for supporting the accounting and/or finance function in plant location.
Develop plant budgets and track and provide recommendations to improve plant financial performance supporting Business Unit Controller.
Works closely with Accounting Manager on month-end close to insure timely & accurate reporting.
Day-to-day ownership of :
• inventory valuation and reports
• perpetual inventory reporting and variance analysis
• all aspects of material costs
• all areas of BOM, Routings, Material costs, purchase orders, reimbursable costs, etc.
• Prepare special reports and analysis of freight costs
• Prepares Weekly Sales Report for Management
• Update material costs for monthly sales analysis.

Participate in monthly, quarterly, and annual P&L reports and ensures financial information is been maintained and recorded accurately.

Help prepare weekly and monthly financial results and assist with short-term and long-term forecasts.

Assist to maintain standard cost information for each product manufactured/sold, including work centers and machine rates.

Support audits of bills of material, routings and standard costing while establishing machine overhead and labor rates.

May assist with inventory management through physical inventories and cycle counting.

Participates in the development of accounting/finance policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required.

A minimum of two years of plant accounting and/or finance experience is required, preferably in the automotive industry, showing increased understanding and responsibility.

Demonstrated excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a complex, fast-paced environment.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Occasional travel may be required.
Job Requirements
Costing, Reporting, Actual Variance Analysis, Inventory, Inventory Analysis, Month End Close

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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