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  • Position: Cost Accountant
    Location: Peoria, Illinois
    Ref: 178/2013
    Who we are
    We are a recognized technology leader providing irrigation products, services and solutions to the golf, commercial and residential turf industry.

    We are indeed a global company with our USA headquarters located in Irvine, California, our manufacturing facility located in Peoria Illinois and our European headquarters located in Paris, France with regional offices spread across the globe, supporting dealer networks across 80-countries.

    While the world looks at water as a finite resource, the management of this resource poses significant challenges for an industry that has only recently emerged from a long period of underinvestment. In this landscape, the turf industry is increasingly challenged to bring new products and enhanced products to market, on time and at an acceptable cost.
    This job is a multi-skilled position. The primary job responsibility as Cost Accountant is to perform routine cost accounting functions such as ledger/account maintenance, cost analysis, reconciliation, posting, inventory control and reporting. Prepares financial analysis on data extracted from a variety of sources and report findings.
    Key Responsibilities
    • Performs cost-accounting activities covering material and production costs, costs of sales, product development, overhead, etc
    • Compares actual costs to estimates and analyzes variances
    • Analyzes and monitors raw material inventory
    • Maintains inventory system with an emphasis on system integrity and standardization
    • Analyzes and costs manufacturing work orders following company's costing system
    • Assists Accountant in preparing monthly journal entries for cost of sales and scrap
    • Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing budget costs to actual production costs, this includes product margin reporting and analytics
    • Other duties as assigned
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred plus 6 years accounting experience
    • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control procedures
    • Account balancing and reconciling skills along with research and resolution
    • Strong knowledge of standard cost accounting and methodology
    • Technical skills involving inventory reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close
    • Solid decision making skills and ability to exercise independent judgment
    • Prioritize and plan work activities efficiently to meet deadlines; work on multiple tasks & projects simultaneously
    • Ability to deal with change, delays, or unexpected events
    • Ability to work in team environment with varied departments and diverse personalities
    • Detailed oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Word, MS Outlook, Intermediate to Advanced in MS Excel
    • Working knowledge of SysPro preferred
    • Must live in Peoria or Irvine or immediate surrounding areas
    • Valid driving license and an acceptable driving record
    • The legal right to work in the United States
    Application Instructions
    Submit resume and Job Application letter to: -
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