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Cost Accountant OK #5382

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Waverly, Iowa, United States
Posted:
November 04, 2019

Description:

Position Title Cost Accountant – OK #5382

Relocation No

Location Waverly, Iowa

OVERVIEW:

The primary task of accountants, which extends to all the others, is to support accurate preparation and examination financial records. Accountants perform overviews of the financial operations of a business to help it run efficiently.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

• Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

• Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

• Make best-practices recommendations to management

• Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits

• Provide auditing services for businesses and individuals

• Job Costings – Reconcile Hours worked – calculate efficiencies against paid hours

• Corporate Credit Card management – Summarize Charges for Field personnel, prepare GL entry based on expenses, follow up with users to obtain missing receipts, report on missing items.

• Work-In-Process – reconcile G/L to Epicor system, manage un-booked costs for completed jobs, close jobs after all cost posted.

• Manage Petty Cash for site

• Report to leadership on Cycle Count inventory progress and manage program

• Support purchase to pay cycle and suggest opportunities for improvement

• Support Payroll Site Management

• Calculate allocation for Utilities to tenants.

• Manage Standard Costs for Mobile Equipment and evaluate Purchase Price Variances (PPV)

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures

• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

• Awareness of business trends

• Familiarity with financial accounting statements

• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

• Hands-on experience with accounting software

• Advanced MS Excel skills

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

• BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

• Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred

• Experience with Epicor is a plus as well as mechanical aptitude.

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.

2. Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred.

3. 3+ years of cost accounting experience.

4. In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

5. Experience with Epicor is a plus.

6. Must be local.