Staff Cost Accountant in Dallas at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 8/17/2018

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Staff Cost Accountant

Our client, a medical device and pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, is searching for a Staff Cost Accountant for their manufacturing location located in Dallas, Texas.
Cost Accountant Key Responsibilities are:

Financial Analysis

Responsibility for analysis and reporting financial performance:

  • Analyze monthly financial performance
  • Perform general ledger analysis and adjustments to correct as needed
  • Communicate financial performance to others and identify key areas
  • Prepare various standard reports and ad-hoc analysis
  • Support Finance Manager in monthly close process 
  • Identify anomalies and make amendments

Be the conduit between finance and operations at a site based level:
  • Produce site based management reports covering GL and Cost Centers
  • Financial validation of site projects
  • Liaise with the site on performance and monitoring of inventory

Work closely with site departments at budgeting times to ensure the validation of data:
  • Produce a monthly forecast covering both P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Produce the site annual operation plan covering both P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Validate site annual project list

Cost Accountant Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Cost Accounting knowledge, preferably in manufacturing
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP system
  • Working knowledge of multi-level costings
  • Ability to analyse to drive strategic planning
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Experience in a professional finance environment
  • Experience in a multi-site manufacturing organization
  • Excellent prioritization skills
  • Ability to deliver within tight timelines
  • Ability to travel


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