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Cost Accountant

Dayton, OH
  • Creates and reviews journal entries, analyzes accruals, prepares and reviews supporting schedules, and researches impactful items during the monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing process
  • Primary focus on cost accounting by performing monthly inventory valuation and reconciliation of cost ledgers as well as establishes labor and overhead rates
  • Reviews cost and variance trends; researching significant variations and recommending appropriate response
  • Performs annual cost roll and inventory revaluation as necessary. Works with purchasing and operations management to enhance accuracy of cost components
  • Leads preparation of balance sheet reconciliations and bank reconciliations
  • Researches reconciling items in a timely manner and recommends and takes action to resolve outstanding items
  • Maintains and modifies management reports. Distributes management reports to leadership team and responds to and researches questions
  • Develops audit schedules and responds to auditor requests during financial audits
  • Assists with the annual budget and monthly forecasts
  • Reviews financial statements and evaluates results to budget. Identifies and takes action on misstated items and implements required changes
  • Displays judgment to verify that processes are appropriately documented and creates and modifies documentation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company accounting policies
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, as well as 3-5 years of manufacturing accounting experience.

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