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Cost Accountant I

Company: Hoffmaster Group, Inc.
Location: Tilleda
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Hoffmaster Group Inc, an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 75 years, is - seeking a Cost Accountant I at our Creative Converting manufacturing facility in Clintonville. - Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments - Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology. -
-The Cost Accountant I position is responsible for monitoring inventory transactions and cost variances. This requires managing activities that support accurate inventory including review of shop orders, items attributes, BOMs, and production entry. The cost accountant must also prepare periodic reports that are used by the operations and finance teams.
Essential Job Duties:

  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
  • Compare actual and standard costs to estimates; analyze variances
  • Analyze purchase price and material usage variances
  • Assist in maintaining cost in system and setting standard costs
  • Provide support to Business Analysis, Operations, Distribution, Planning, Maintenance, and BOM teams as requested with project support and analysis
  • Monitor inventory activity and resolve inventory errors or missed transactions
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Prepare schedules and assist with physical inventory
  • Investigate impacting processes, efficiencies and variances
  • Prepare and distribute analytical reports to operations and finance teams
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments
  • Other tasks as determined by business needs


    • Experience with an integrated ERP system and understanding of how each module interfaces with finance
    • Proficient Microsoft Excel user
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work independently
    • Take analysis from data collection to conclusions to driving actions within the organization
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage competing tasks
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance Preferred

    • 2+ years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing company in cost, finance or general ledger accounting.

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      -We care about our employee's wellbeing which is why we offer a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurances, student loan assistance, physical and mental wellness programs, Employee Assistance Program, and more!
      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
      -Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
      -Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Green Bay , Cost Accountant I, Accounting, Auditing , Tilleda, Wisconsin

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