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Cost Accountant in Monroe, NC at Circor

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description




DIRECT REPORTING: America’s Operation’s Controller



Position Summary:

CIRCOR Industrial located in Monroe, North Carolina is searching for a Cost Accountant to join its team. The Cost Accountant will function as a business partner with plant and financial management to effectively manage and control the plant operations and accounting. Be accountable for plant level responsibilities including cost accounting, bill of material audits, inventory analysis, management reporting, profitability analysis and internal controls.

This position reports to the America’s Operation’s Controller.

Principal Activities:

  • Analyze and accurately report current month’s financial results through gross profit.
  • Submit all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Ensure accuracy of cycle counts and reported results. Investigate and explain significant differences.
  • Perform audits of bills of materials to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly. Report audit results monthly.
  • Ensure timely and accurate input of bill of material and price code changes.
  • Ensure bill of material, product routing and costing accurately reflect production operations.
  • Review labor reporting and cost, material costs, manufacturing overhead, distribution cost, returns and inventory levels.
  • Document and understand ERP / MRP systems, hardware, and reporting conventions and serve as the SME for inventory and costing modules.
  • Responsible for annual standard cost changes for ten sites
  • Analyze potential excess and obsolete inventory items.
  • Complete Progress Billing analysis monthly.
  • Support projects from a cost and billing perspective
  • Reconcile all inventory accounts monthly.
  • Assist in annual audit (internal and external) to provide cost and inventory documentation.
  • Analyze internal controls to ensure assets are adequately safeguarded and results are accurately reported.
  • Assist in the completion of special projects.

Job Requirements


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • History of success in the key accountabilities for this role
  • High capacity to manage multiple shifting priorities timely and accurately under minimal supervision
  • Bias for action and high sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Thrives in taking ownership and holding self and others appropriately accountability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate, required to be proficient with Excel, including but not limited to data extracts, formulas and pivot tables

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, with 3+ years of that in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. Multi-site experience highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a four-year college or university

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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