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Cost Accounting MANAGER

Location : Chicago, IL 60626
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 28228
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10+
Required Education : Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :



It's a great time for a career change!  Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work with an innovative company that's leading the latest inventions in power systems and power protection.  This is a manufacturing company that's thriving!  It's a wonderful environment where the team loves to come to work and be part of making a difference! 

The Finance & Accounting (F&A) organization is responsible for safeguarding the assets of the company, maintaining the accounting records, and providing quality financial and accounting support. Within the F&A group, the Controllers team’s overall responsibility is to manage our financials and perform financial analysis for all aspects of the business.  This position reports directly to the U.S. Controller and will perform a variety of cost accounting and financial analysis activities in support of the US legal entity.

 The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead, manage and develop a team of accountants/specialists.

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the cost accounting and projects accounting systems, processes and procedures.

  • Manage escalation and resolution of key findings for the cost accounting and projects functions.

  • Be a key leader of change in the organization and demonstrate continuous improvement of operations.

  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities to leadership.

  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers.

  • Consolidate and analyze actual, forecast, and budget gross margin results for key stakeholders.

  • Perform various month-end closing procedures and assistance with annual external financial audit.

  • Provide leadership for annual Physical Inventory process.



Required Qualifications :

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

 Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related degree, CPA or MBA preferred, or equivalent experience.

Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.

  • Proficiency with Oracle ERP, SAP EPM preferred.

  • 10+ years progressive experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.

  • Aptitude to analyze, interpret, and communicate complex financial and statistical data.

  • Strong organization, time management, and oral/written skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with various stakeholders and cross functional teams.

    Relevant Work Experience: Cost accounting leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.

Skills :
Controller cost accountant ERP Manager manufacturing SAP
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