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Senior Cost Accounting

The Dako Group
Novi, Michigan, United States
February 14, 2018

Our customer located in Novi, MI is seeking a Senior Cost Accounting Specialist for a direct hire position.

The salary range for this position is dependent upon level of experience.

General Summary

Manage the Global Development System (Job Request Process) to ensure compliance and fulfill requirements necessary for full recovery of R&D spending.

Essential Job Functions

• Receive, review, and process Global Development documents.

• Prepare, review, and analyze ED&D man-hours and expenditures.

• Coordinate, assimilate, and prepare annual project and operational budgets.

• Coordinate quarterly recovery from Job Requests.

• Track and summarize Cost vs. Revenue (Break-even).

• Create and maintain Oracle / Task Codes.

• Fiscal job data assimilation for APA calculation.

Required Education

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Required Experience

• Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in Cost Management and General Ledger Accounting.

Required Personal / Technical Skills

• General understanding and working knowledge of basic accounting principles.

• Effective leadership and people skills.

• Active listener with effective communication skills.

• Ability to lead team members in a fast-paced, short lead time environment.

• Ability to multi-task, work in a diverse environment, and provide leadership through problem resolution.

• Ability to manage multiple projects and team members simultaneously.

• General business knowledge.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Strong organization, analytical, and planning skills.

• Able to work in a multicultural work environment.

• Demonstrated ability to create and give effective presentations to all levels of the organization.

• Effective problem identification and resolution skills.

• Ability to process and maintain high volume of records for special accounts and projects.

• Must provide quick responses to internal and/or external customers and meet payment deadlines.

• Basic math skills and analysis capability.

• Strong customer service orientation with both internal and external customers.

• Must demonstrate commitment, entrepreneurship, innovation, perseverance, professionalism, self-discipline, and teamwork skills.

• Ability to create reports, business correspondence, and procedures.

• Ability to function both independently and in a team environment.

• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work effectively within time constraints and deadlines, and handle stressful situations.

• Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex information in written and spoken English.

• Ability to listen well, ask relevant questions, and give and receive clear and understandable instructions.

• Ability to communicate and work well with all levels inside and outside of the organization.

• Must be self-motivated, goal oriented, quality-driven, and capable of working with minimum supervision.

Required Language Skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required.

• Japanese, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language skills would be helpful, but are not required.

Required Computer / Software Skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).

• Requires high level of proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access (database management).

• ERP System experience (Oracle preferred).