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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, supporting dealer networks across the globe.

    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. Come join us and be part of the Team that is making the difference.
    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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