Cost/Senior Accountant

Location: Joplin, MO
Date Posted: 05-14-2018
Darlington Manufacturing and Distribution company located in Joplin, Missouri has an immediate need for a Cost/Senior Accountant.  The Cost/Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting the controller in the preparation of all accounting and financial data.  The Cost/Senior Accountant also provides management with accurate information in the area of costs, budgets, payroll, and forecasting

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Plan, study and collect data to determine cost of business activities such as raw material, purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyze data collected and record results.
  • Analyze actual cost and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
  • Maintain cost accounting system.
  • Assist in month end close of General Ledger.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor cycle count.
  • Reconcile finished goods inventories.
  • Assist with timekeeping data and reporting.
  • Prepare outgoing bills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:
  • BA or BS degree in accounting.
  • Three to five years work experience, preferred.
  • Cost Accounting experience preferred.
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel.
  • Ability to collaborate with multi-department teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Hands on experience with ERP systems
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.

Jack Wolfe
Wolfe and Associates, Inc.
P 317.622.1186 Fax: 317.429.0448
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