Cost Accounting Manager in Dothan at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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Our client is a leading manufacturer of some of the world’s most innovative fibers, textiles and coatings for a wide variety of applications, from designer outdoor furniture to commercial products of many kinds.  Established in 1922, with 500 employees across 3 plants and plans for continuous growth. They are a solid, stable company, with a private equity ownership that is investing in growth and innovation. Positioned today as an industry leader serving customers where quality, service and innovation matter.
How they appreciate their team members:
  • Providing a competitive base salary, as well as solid benefits that include a great healthcare plan
  • Limited bureaucracy that empowers its leaders with a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, team work, growth, and innovation.
Your unique role with the company: Reporting directly to the Controller, this highly visible position is responsible for all day-to-day activities of the cost accounting function for the entire facility.
  • Monthly close and analysis
  • Support finance and operations to maintain and improve the standard costing system
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers
  • Proactively analyze variances and communicate issues and opportunities to operations management
Community Information: Dothan, AL -Southeastern Alabama
  • 20 miles west of Georgia and 16 miles north of Florida.
  • Two Hours to Montgomery, AL
  • Two Hours to the Florida Beaches
  • Great place to raise a family with a low cost of living
  • Peanut Capital of the world hosting Annual Peanut Festival
Background Profile: BS in Accounting or Finance, CPA and/or MBA a plus
  • 5+ years progressive experience in accounting
  • Experience with standard cost accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing or distribution organization
  • Track record of driving change and process improvement


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