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Cost Accountant - Plano TX - SHERMAN, TX US
FJN® JOB Number 16347

Job Description:
Category: Accountant
Job Title: Cost Accountant - Plano TX, FJN 16347
Company Name: Confidential
Company Web Site:
Industry/Product: Other; Not Listed  
Annual Salary: Full-Time  
Responsibilities: Job: Cost Accountant - Plano TX Jobing Description Our client in Plano, TX Is looking for a Cost Accountant: SUMMARY This multi-functional role has the overall responsibility for cost accounting with additional responsibilities for general ledger accounting and fixed assets. In addition, this position performs all the France accounting duties. The senior cost accountant has also become a mentor and leader; training new employees to become valuable team members. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Management reserves the right to change these duties at any time. Cost Accounting Duties Analyze and establish labor and overhead rates Close production orders and calculate WIP Calculate quarterly inventory turns Perform physical inventory counts and work with the manufacturing team to reconcile any adjustments Monitor, review and report cycle counts Continuously evaluate and improve physical inventory count procedures Calculate and analyze the excess and obsolete inventory reserve Act as a liaison between manufacturing and other functions of the organization at the corporate office Prepare year end cost revaluation and analysis; work with the IT department to update standards each year Record PPV to cost of goods sold on an annual basis and amortize the reserve Reconcile non-inventory purchase orders and work to improve the process Improve the inventory process by setting-up raw materials via an upload script Calculate product margins and provide analysis to sales team and management Compile cost information to be used in operating budget preparation Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services General Ledger Duties Maintain chart of accounts in the ERP system Maintain correct accounting period Maintain close checklist for responsibilities and completeness Record all journal entries related to prepaid expenses, liabilities, fixed assets, and inventory Record all investment activity and reconcile to general ledger Reconcile bank account to general ledger for US and France Reconcile 52 US general ledger accounts Record activity for French subsidiary and reconcile 9 accounts to general ledger Calculate VAT and submit monthly Record activity and reconcile inter-company accounts Research and provide monthly detailed support for income statement analysis Record entries and reconcile accounts for 2 international employees; work with international agencies Compile schedules and work with international auditors for audit of France subsidiary Analyze IBRN reserve to validate liability Perform year end close to roll forward accounts payable and accounts receivable sub-ledgers and balances Year end roll-forward of all balance sheet accounts for both US and France Year end close to roll expenses to retained earnings for US and France Set-up and allocate overhead cost centers Compile sales use tax returns and submissions for 4 states; research tax for new consumer product Work with property tax consultants to document and decrease taxes Work closely with internal audit to document SOX 404 procedures Prepare schedules and additional support for auditors and financial reporting Assist Controller in various projects and process improvements for accounting team Prepare annual tax reports and supporting schedules Fixed Asset Duties Record monthly depreciation expense Reconcile general ledger accounts Record new additions Work with all departments to ensure SOX controls are followed and proper approvals and documentation are present Retire assets when necessary Compile quarterly reports Perform physical asset counts Perform year-end procedures to close the sub-ledger Calculate tax depreciation and provide reports to tax accountant Expand Map Data - Posted : 01/16/2013 Job Status : Full Time Job Reference # : 6591 Job Type : SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in Accounting with at least four years Cost Accounting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must also have at least 2 years of general ledger accounting experience. Graduate degree optional. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Proficient in using financial applications through ERP systems (SAP desirable), and Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Has a thorough understanding of standard costing applications and general ledger. Desires to work in a team environment. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries from co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present written and oral information to top management. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS CMA preferred; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) optional. Please visit us on the web at Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Clients will not sponsor visas. Frontline Source Group is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix and Scottsdale). Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements. We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada. Application Instructions INTERESTED? PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME IN A MS WORD DOCUMENT TO: [click on "Apply Online" button]
Requirements: Degree: Undergraduate
Language(s): English
Additional Information: Reference Financial Job Network for immediate consideration.
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Job Location:
    City: SHERMAN
    State: TX
    Country: US
Travel Required: No
Relocation Provided: No
Submit Resume/C.V.: Yes  
Submit Salary History: Yes 

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