Cost Accountant / Plant Accountant

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #24350

Our Client, a leading Manaufacturer in plastics is looking to add a Cost Accountant to their Finance Team, this is a permamant role that will require a deep knowledge of Cost Acccounting in a manufacturing Setting. 

Competitive pay & benefits: health, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k with match…and more! 

Hours: full-time position. 

  • Daily postings of production variances and scrap review. 

  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts. 

  • Assist in preparation of daily key performance indicators (KPI’s) and weekly status updates. 

  • Assist with preparation and delivery of other internal plant reporting key to operational initiatives. 

  • Follow Governance and Control policies / procedures and adhere to Delegation of Authority. 

  • Review and remediate Segregation of Duty conflicts. 

  • Track all approved Authorization for Expenses (AFE), monitoring actual spend to budget. 

  • Prepare project reconciliations. Ensure projects are reconciled to close upon AFE completion date. 

  • Follow all plant safety guidelines. 

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and report any unsafe conditions to supervisor. 

  • Wear company issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, masks, hairnets, earplugs as necessary when on the plant floor. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Accounting or Finance 

  • 3-5 years relative experience in accounting, preferably cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. 

  • Advanced MS Excel (pivot tables, vlookups) and Power Point skills. 

  • Previous experience with ERP systems and reporting tools – knowledge of IQMS, DOMO preferred. 

  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills. 

  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills 

Salary Range: $75k-$95k 

Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


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