Cost Accountant in Memphis, TN at K.T.G. (USA)

Date Posted: 10/4/2021

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Cost Accountant is responsible for maintaining accurate cost information for all operating department (including pulping, paper machines, converting, maintenance, parent rolls ales and shipping departments) and for supplying management teams with cost information that will improve decision making.

REPORTING

The Cost Accountant reports to the Cost Accounting Supervisor.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Maintain accurate cost information for all operating departments (including pulping, paper machines, converting, maintenance, parent roll sales and shipping).
  • Reconcile and control mill transfers and mill inventory accounts.  This involves setting up monthly costing runs and reviewing/reconciling as necessary.  Monthly production volumes are reconciled and actual production costs ar reconciled with production standards for the month.  Monthly production costs are also reconciled with the manufacturing budget.
  • Reconcile book inventory values to physical counts.  This includes ensuring that physical inventories are taken as required, that book inventory is reconciled to physical, and that all transactions affecting inventory accounts are properly recorded.
  • Balance and control assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Ensure month-end closing is completed accurately and timely, including preparation of any necessary monthly closing reports.  This includes all mill operating accounts as well as the analysis of material usage accounts.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the monthly manufacturing cost report, month end inventory balances, analysis of key manufacturing costs, and other closing reports as required.
  • Provide assistance to department heads in the preparation of their annual budgets.  Organize and prepare budget information for all operating departments.  Prepare budget product costs, actual product costs, and production projects as required.
  • Provide direction and support to other members of the department.  Provide assistance to the Cost Accounting Supervisor on special projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Business/Commerce, Finance or Accounting.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant cost accounting and business experience.
  • Some exposure to a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Accounting designation preferred (CPA, CMA).
  • Some exposure to auditing is preferred, and a strong knowledge of internal controls.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be very proficient in using Excel and large financial systems including knowledge of SAP. 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. 

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Business/Commerce, Finance or Accounting.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant cost accounting and business experience.
  • Some exposure to a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Accounting designation preferred (CPA, CMA).
  • Some exposure to auditing is preferred, and a strong knowledge of internal controls.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be very proficient in using Excel and large financial systems including knowledge of SAP. 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. 

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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