Kforce Cost Accountant in Wilmington, Ohio

Kforce has a client in Wilmington, Ohio, (OH) that is looking for a Cost Accountant with JD Edwards, and strong Excel / Pivot Table experience.Summary:This position will play a key role in the cost accounting department and will have significant influence in building relationships with operations. Responsibilities include accounting and analysis for all aspects of Cost of Goods Sold, Inventory and Fixed Assets. Position requires excellent analytical skills, the ability to be a self-starter, desire to continually learn and expand within the company and motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment.Essential Functions:

  • Understand the standard cost build process and play a major role in the development of annual standard costs

  • Work with operations to ensure expenses are allocated appropriately and that bills of material are set up correctly

  • Reconcile components of and provide explanations for annual change in standard costs

  • Work closely with operations to understand manufacturing related variances to both standard and to budget/forecast

  • This includes material usage and purchase price variances, as well as overhead variances

  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations for inventory, including participation in the calculations of capitalized material and overhead variances

  • Work closely with operations to streamline the cycle counting process and drive both the identification and resolution of root causes related to cycle count variances

  • Coordinate and assist with the annual physical inventory process for all locations

  • Participate in the identification of excess and obsolete inventory

  • JD Edwards experience

  • Pivot Tables experience

  • Inventory Investigation skills

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:70000.00Maximum Compensation:82000.00