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Cost Accountant

Merla LLC
Updated: Jan 30 2013
Desired Expertise: Accounting or Finance, Budget / Cost Control, ERP (SyteLine) Experience
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: DOE
Location: Houston, TX, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Department: Accounting/Finance
Reports To: Corporate Controller and COO

Position Overview
Position Summary: Performs accounting functions consisting of inventory, labor hour maintenance and month end close responsibilities.

Role Priorities

  • Must be able to assist the Corporate Controller with recommendations on system and reporting improvement.
  • Must partner with key internal customers (i.e. planning & operations) to ensure accurate and meaningful reporting and analysis.
  • Must have complete knowledge of the ERP system (Syteline).

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain and analyze their general ledger and manufacturing data relating to inventory
  • Must have full knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures
  • Supports monthly close process
  • Maintains perpetual inventory
  • Generates labor cost and shipments reports for management review
  • Manages standard cost system
  • Conducts product line analysis for management review
  • Assist in planning efforts and be backup for that position
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Ability to assist and be backup to Planning position in Manufacturing
  • Related work experience in cost accounting and/or finance
  • Technical skills in account reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close responsibilities, etc.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem analysis and resolution
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer proficiency: Word, Excel and SyteLine
  • Must have the capability to work in a team environment with varied departments and diverse personalities.


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