Accountant (cost accounting exp. req.)

near Menomonee Falls, WI | Full-time

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Accountant (cost accounting exp. req.)
Location: near Menomonee Falls, WI
Benefits: Medical, Vision, Life, 401k, Profit Sharing, Holidays, Vacation
Job Type: Full-Time
Typical Hours: M-F, flexible; 40 hours
Start Date: ASAP

Accountant (cost accounting exp. req.) Description

Our client in the manufacturing industry is looking for an Accountant to join their team near Menomonee Falls, WI. This is an onsite position. Although you will be supporting traditional accounting initiatives, this new role was primarily created to help create and execute a cost accounting system. Ultimately, they are looking for someone to help guide their pricing strategy and improve cost efficiency. To be chosen for this role, you must have some exposure to cost accounting. Although our client has a smaller team of just under 40 employees, they offer the stability of a large company. They are recession-proof and have an extremely solid book of business so even with these uncertain times, you can feel secure in this company. Our client prides themselves on fostering a laid-back, flexible environment where work/life balance is championed and respected. You will have the autonomy to create something new and put your fingerprints on change.

Accountant (cost accounting exp. req.) Responsibilities

• Maintain and update accounting records
• Perform closing tasks and prepare journal entries
• Analyze data to determine costs of business activities
• Conduct variance analysis and complete audits
• Support audits and general ledger preparation
• Help create and implement a cost accounting system
• Collect and analyze data to determine costs of business activity
• Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count
• Make estimates of new and proposed costs
• Execute a standard cost methodology

Accountant (cost accounting exp. req.) Qualifications

• 3+ years of accounting experience required
• Cost accounting experience required
• Advanced Excel skills and ERP experience required
• Willingness to work onsite each day