Senior Cost Accountant

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with Plant Directors and the Assistant Controller, this individual will have responsibility for ensuring that the company’s inventory and cost of sales is accounted for accurately and timely in this fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Ensure proper costing of inventory in this blended standard/lean costing environment
  • Conducts regular,testing to verify the accuracy of system standards
  • Records and reviews cost calculations with management
  • Monitors material cost variances to standards during month-end close to ensure the accuracy of financial statements
  • Reconciles and researches variance issues, determines causes and coordinates/drives corrections
  • Perform month-end close responsibilities accurately and timely as assigned and in compliance with internal controls
  • Provide frequent and timely support to various business partners throughout the organization
  • Create and manage complex spreadsheets of inventory data
  • Monthly inventory balancing across various systems and locations
  • Prepare root cause analysis for deficiencies identified
  • Preparation and analysis of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Participation in physical inventories (prepare systems, assist counts, conduct reconciliation)
  • Provide information as needed for Internal/External audit purposes
  • Documentation of policies and procedures
  • Perform other projects as assigned
  • Standardize and streamline process efficiencies
  • Ensure continuous Improvement in reporting and analytics

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, Masters preferred; CMA preferred
  • Previous experience in a large manufacturing environment utilizing Oracle ERP system preferred
  • Previous experience in a Cost Accounting role required
  • Approximately 3-5 years relevant experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to details and good organizational skills
  • Spreadsheet modeling skills
  • Proven Advanced MS Excel required

The successful candidate must be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment, and must be able to work across functional boundaries. The ideal candidate will also possess a proactive work ethic including the ability and desire to take ownership of projects when identified. The candidate will have to be able to adjust to changing priorities and schedule hours, to adapt to the business needs.

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.