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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Ametek, Inc.

SummaryFocus on developing and maintaining adequate budgets, which include costs associated with operations such as employee benefits or marketing campaigns. Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, document records from an organization's perspective, and analyze data to find ways for savings or potential revenue that can be generated through changes within the company.Responsibilities

  • Review standard costs and variances to standard every month.
  • Review job costs before closing jobs to catch errors before they become margin questions.
  • Identify and research trends in material and labor costs and expenses.
  • Handles special projects as requested by management.
  • Prepare analysis of revenue variances - price, volume, and mix analysis.
  • Analyze actual cost to standards and budget and all manufacturing variances.
  • Retrieve data from the ERP system and corporate consolidation software.
  • Monitor inventory and labor recording activities to ensure proper reporting of production costs.
  • Prepare month-end analysis of manufacturing productivity & variances.
  • Research and explain variances.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries in support of month-end close.
  • Assist with analyzing performance to operating plans and building the annual budget.
  • Monitor cycle count program to ensure accounting guidelines are being followed.
  • Prepares general ledger reconciliations.
  • Ensures compliance with all internal controls. Essential Skills and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
    • Displays significant knowledge of manufacturing accounting and possesses exceptional accounting skills.
    • Analytical skills - strong desire to understand what is behind the numbers.
    • Exhibits strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant technology.
    • Demonstrates significant knowledge of financial software programs and their interface within the manufacturing environment.
    • Possesses exceptional organizational skills and is an effective time manager and multi-tasker.
    • Displays the ability to pay close attention to detail.
    • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Has a working knowledge of GAAP and financial accounting standards. For ITAR compliance, applicants should be US citizens or Permanent ResidentsWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Cincinnati , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cincinnati, Ohio

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