Senior Cost Accountant

Detroit, MI 48234

Posted: 05/08/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 1 - Accounting & Finance Job Number: JO10000626 Pay Rate: $105,000.00

Job Description

Senior Manufacturing Cost Accountant
Venteon is currently seeking an experienced Senior Manufacturing Cost Accountant for an opportunity with an Automotive Manufacturing Company located in Metro Detroit, MI.

Requirements of the Senior Manufacturing Cost Accountant
  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of manufacturing cost accounting experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, sumif/s, pivot tables, and charts).
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting techniques, as well as proficiency with financial statement analysis and projection.
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision or a comparable ERP system preferred.
  • Quoting experience preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with close attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Demonstrates initiative and ownership.

Responsibilities of the Senior Manufacturing Cost Accountant
  • Develop, review, and maintain product costing.
  • Assist with auditing physical inventory and cycle count results.
  • Complete monthly inventory reconciliations from General Ledger to subledger.
  • Prepare periodic (Daily/Weekly/Monthly) reports and statistical analysis reflecting financial results & other KPIs.
  • Conduct profit margin and variance analysis against budget and forecast.
  • Calculate & audit labor and overhead rates.
  • Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis and departmental costing reports.
  • Conduct financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information.
  • Assist with annual budgeting activities and prepare recurring & cost-related journal entries.
  • Assist with Balance Sheet reconciliations and RFQ activities across multiple product lines.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and assist with all audits and compliance activities.
  • Perform ad-hoc duties and analyses as assigned.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon, our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, and IT talent in the industry today.
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