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Senior Cost Accountant

Job Title
Senior Cost Accountant
Job Order ID
27310402
Begin Date
6/19/19
Duration
Location
Winchester,  KY 40391
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Description

Senior Cost Accountant

Do you want to make a difference in the world?  Are you environmentally focused and have a concern with the environments current state? If so, then consider joining the team of a great biotech company making strides to improve and protect the environment.

The Senior Cost Accountant is an integral member of both the Finance Department and the manufacturing site with responsibility for inventory accounting, monthly manufacturing close, analysis of variances, and the standard setting process. The Senior Cost Accountant will work closely with the Corporate Accounting Manager and the Plant Manager as well as operations personnel providing accurate and timely data on cost as well as budget support.

The right candidate will lead the implementation and maintenance of inventory and cost accounting systems and procedures at the Winchester, Kentucky plant. Responsibilities include managing all Bill of Materials and process all inventory related transactions within ERP system in addition to processing all revenue related transactions.  They will assist with the annual budgeting process and development of forecasts and management of fixed assets and is a key contributor in the development of standard costs and ensuring the accuracy and reliability of the Company’s standard cost and inventory valuation systems and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Accounting or another business-related field is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in cost accounting with responsibility for setting standard costs and analyzing manufacturing variances.
  • Fermentation or biotech experience preferred.
  • Advanced abilities in Excel and database management.
  • Proven knowledge of US GAAP, accounting principles, practices, standards and regulations.
  • Experience with ERP systems required; experience with ERP system implementation and Microsoft Dynamics 365 a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior leaders and collaborate with staff at all organizational levels across various business units is required.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced ever-changing environment.
Required Skills

• Associate degree in Accounting or another business-related field is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• A minimum of 7 years’ experience in cost accounting with responsibility for setting standard costs and analyzing manufacturing variances.
• Fermentation or biotech experience preferred.
• Advanced abilities in Excel and database management.
• Proven knowledge of US GAAP, accounting principles, practices, standards and regulations.
• Experience with ERP systems required; experience with ERP system implementation and Microsoft Dynamics 365 a plus.
• Ability to communicate effectively with senior leaders and collaborate with staff at all organizational levels across various business units is required.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced ever-changing environment.
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