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Cost Accounting Manager

Company: Neenah Foundry Company
Location: Neenah
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Manage cost accounting functions for the Neenah, Wisconsin, and Lincoln, Nebraska foundry locations. Provide cost analysis support to other functional departments by providing, analyzing and interpreting financial and cost data. *Essential Functions* Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
* Act as a safety leader and put safety first in all responsibilities, promoting an environment where each employee makes safety their priority.
* Become the subject matter expert for all cost accounting related activities.
* Partner with other functional areas (Pricing, Supply Chain, Marketing, etc) to understand costs, variances, and other operating measures, including product margins
* Maintain standard cost system used as the basis for inventory valuation and determining product profitability.
* Gather and analyze financial data to determine and periodically update standard costs; material cost, labor & overhead rates, scrap levels, run speeds, setup times, etc.
* Monitor spending on key categories to include maintenance, supplies, and consumables, and support company initiatives to reduce spending.
* Act as a resource with sites to identify cost saving project development and investment justifications.
* Benchmark costs against other facilities or industry metrics.
* Evaluate risks and opportunities to improve plant efficiencies and working capital reductions
* Assist with quotations for new products or process improvements supporting the business.
* Prepare and monitor manufacturing production efficiencies as well as spending performance.
* Perform various other financial analyses as requested by management, manufacturing or other departments. *Expected Areas of Competence (KSAs)*
* Strong math skills.
* Ability to operate a PC, calculator and other miscellaneous office equipment.
* Attention to accuracy and detail.
* Interpersonal communication, analytical thinking and problem resolution skills.
* Must have strong Microsoft Excel and Word ability.
* Strong customer service skills.
* Knowledge of basic accounting and economic principles.
* A drive to improve processes with a continuous improvement mindset. This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned. *Education and Experience Requirements*
* At least 2-5 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. *Physical Requirements* Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. The worker must be able to access, analyze and otherwise work with, enter information stored in or obtained through the company's computer system, and to communicate effectively with co-workers and third parties who have business dealings with the Company's Finance operations. *Travel Requirements* No significant travel is expected for this position Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-hire background check and drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. NEI, including Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. EEO/AAP/Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans Job Type: Full-time Pay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday Application Question(s):
* How many years of related experience do you have? Work Location: One location

Keywords: Neenah Foundry Company, Green Bay , Cost Accounting Manager, Executive , Neenah, Wisconsin

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