cost accountant in louisville

demetri jordan, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 65,000 - US$ 75,000 per year
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job details

louisville, kentucky
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
8 to 5
US$ 65,000 - US$ 75,000 per year
3 Years
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demetri jordan, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:


The Cost Accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process cost, margin analysis, budgeting, and forecast.

The position must also construct and monitor those cost effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate

level of costing information to management.


1. Lead and perform monthly close process for production cost of inventory.

2. Monitor and analyze inventory transactions, ensuring the data is recorded properly in system and maintain accurate

product costs.

3. Lead bi-annual physical inventory for manufacturing site and outside warehouse facilities.

4. Prepare and analyze reports for Management, Sales, and Operations. Reports will include manufacturing

profitability reporting, cost reporting, margin reporting, etc.

5. Financial planning analysis, including budgeting and forecasting and participation in strategic projects such as Trade

Case counter veiling duty determination.

6. Work with IT to make improvements in manufacturing, inventory, and cost systems to improve accuracy and

completeness of financial and operational reporting.

7. Review and analyze key income and balance sheet accounts. Direct/Indirect Costing, variance analysis, drive for

root cause, trends and improvements.

8. Work with external auditors and internal auditors to provide data for testing requirements.

9. Prepare ad hoc reports from data base for immediate response to questions regarding cost and profitability


10. Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems.

11. Knowledge of inventory averaging and other Sarbanes Oxley and USGAAP compliance.

12. Understand how production flows and how the Cost Systems accumulate information.


1. Other duties as assigned.

2. Participation in continuous improvement programs.


Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 3-4 years previous manufacturing costing experience required.

Knowledge of Inventory Averaging and other Sarbanes Oxley and USGAAP also required. Must also possess strong computer

skills along with strong communication skills (both written and verbal).

location: Louisville, Kentucky
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Assist other accounting staff in a variety of accounting assignments such as, adjusting and closing entries, preparing profit and loss statements, inventory, receipts and disbursements, balance sheets, computing and distributing labor material and overhead costs.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the monthly close process for areas, as assigned.
  • Prepare materials for internal and external reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and follow-up on reconciling items.
  • Prepare various reconciliations and analysis of account activity.
  • Provide support for the annual financial statement audit, as well as periodic internal audits
  • Improve and document general processes for assigned areas.
  • Work closely with business leaders to develop and improve accounting policies, procedures and controls. Provides accounting support as needed.
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual corporate financial reporting.
  • Assist in the annual external audit by preparing schedules with supporting documentation as needed.
  • Assist with annual corporate tax reporting.
  • Perform bank reconciliation. Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Verifies invoices are being charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provide support for other ad hoc analyses and projects as needed.
  • Ensure strict confidentiality of financial records.

Qualified and interested individuals are encourage to apply here and contact Demetri Jordan with Tatum for immediate and confidential review.

skills: $0-50 million

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