Management Business Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Plant Cost Accountant for its client in Princeton, NJ. This individual will be responsible for managing the financial reporting and cost accounting activities for this facility. Responsibilities will include development and management of budgets, dashboards, analytics, and KPIs, as well as internal controls, to ensure and facilitate the cost-efficient management of the plant.
Monitor, report and manage major plant cost factors of labor, production capacity and utilization, overhead, scrap and freight.
Perform cost analyses such as actual vs. budget, manufacturing profit, and actual to standard, and work with operations to identify and track opportunities for improvement.
Prepare and review daily operating and performance metrics tools with plant supervisors and management.
Track and control material usage, and manage the cycle count process as appropriate.
Organize and lead the annual physical inventory, and monitor inventory levels (raw material, WIP, finished goods and scrap).
Performs product line profitability analysis and review bills of material to ensure accurate product costing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
5 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required, within a multi-national company environment preferred.
Experience in use of key plant metrics for plant reporting and analysis, cost containment, inventory and scrap control preferred.
Demonstrated expertise as a financial and business partner to Plant Managers and Business Unit General Managers.
Familiarity with ERP systems (especially Epicor and/or Hyperion) and high level of expertise with MS Office / Excel.
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