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Plant Cost Accountant - I

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Flora, IL, US, 62839

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Provides support for the Plant Controller in supplying accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting at the plant level. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Prepares manufacturing performance reports on daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  2. Analyzes inventory loss data and assists in implementing countermeasures for reduction
  3. Analyzes monthly spending and labor cost, and assists in identifying and eliminating variances
  4. Audits Bills of Material and Routings in the AS/400, reports errors to appropriate personnel, and follows-up to ensure that changes are made
  5. Assists in annual calculation of standard machine rates
  6. Assists Controller with annual physical inventory
  7. Assists Corporate Accounting in tracking of plant fixed assets and customer owned assets
  8. Other Performs other duties as assigned 



  1. Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business, or a related discipline
  2. 0 to 2 years of experience in General Accounting, Business, or a related field
  3. ((financial or accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred)
  4. Strong knowledge and understanding of the following: a. Standard cost accounting b. ERP systems (preferred)
  5. Strong skills and abilities in the following:
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skill
  • Organizational, planning, multi-tasking, and follow-up skills
  • Mathematics and analysis skills with attention to detail
  • Computer skills — ability to proficiently use standard business software, financial and accounting software, and MS Office (with an emphasis on Excel and Access)
  • Written and verbal communications and presentations skills
  • Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority) 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2292

Location: Flora Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon

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