Posted on: October 13, 2019
Job Title: Accountant
Location: Ogden, UT
Duration: 3+ Months Contract to Hire
Looking for a Cost Accountant with up to 5 years of experience.
Position is temp to hire depending on performance and business
Candidate must have a bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting
or related finance field. Someone with prior experience with cost
accounting preferred, particularly within manufacturing. Position
is in a small department so everyone picks up where needed, will be
doing costing, ad hoc analysis, journal entries, month end close
and additional tasks. Looking for someone who is self-motivated,
comfortable working with management. Must be a quick learner and
willing to help out on all tasks.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Prepares cost accounting information and related analysis
reporting. Ensures various account reconciliations and analyses are
completed accurately and timely. Researches and resolves business
unit issues and inquiries.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and
procedures to prepares and analyze monthly/quarterly/year-end cost
accounting closing and financial reporting information
--- Responsible for accurate product costing and standard cost
--- Assists in the preparation of annual budget and subsequent
--- Works with various departments to maintain, analyze, and
optimize all PPV data.
--- Maintains detailed records of all plant related
--- Responsible for reconciliation of raw material; works in
process and finished goods accounts.
--- Works with production and purchasing to develop and setup
annual standard costs and labor and over rates for products.
--- Coordinates on cost metrics with plant management to drive cost
--- Normally receives general work instructions on routine work,
detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
--- Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situation
or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises
judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine
--- Builds productive working relationships.
--- Escalates issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as
--- Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all
applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and
federal laws and regulations.
--- Assists with various projects as assigned by a direct
--- Other duties as assigned.
Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more
departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or
location specific functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
--- The physical demands and work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
--- Bachelor's Degree required.
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
--- Minimum 2 - 5 years of related accounting experience; with an
advanced degree no prior experience may be considered.
--- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and presentation
--- Excellent PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
applications and financial reporting systems.
--- Proven track history of being a sole contributor, working with
little or no supervision.
--- Above average PowerPoint presentation skills desirable.
--- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
--- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and to handle
multiple activities at same time
--- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual
*** maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable
federal and state laws.
TalentBurst is an award winning IT, Accounting & Finance staffing
firm headquartered in Boston with offices in San Francisco, Miami,
Milwaukee, Toronto, Bangalore, and Gurgaon. Our clients include the
leading social media, technology, banks, utilities, pharmaceutical,
and biotech companies.We work with 75 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Our recruiting team is one of the most successful in the industry
and has a strong reputation for treating our employees well and
helping you find your next dream project.BenefitsAt TalentBurst,
one of our founding principles has been to provide our employees
with the best benefits available. Benefits we have available
include:--- Health, Dental, and Vision Plan--- 401(k) Plan--- Life
Insurance--- Immigration assistance--- Credit Union Membership---
Direct Deposit--- Vacation pay (only for FTEs)
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