Cost Accounting Team Lead - Hybrid Schedule


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Located in Calera, AL

Salary: Up to $90,000 or more, DOE

A thriving multi-national industrial quarry/plant is looking for a sharp, driven individual to add to their accounting team. Great hybrid opportunity - will only be working the office 2 days a week; remainder are remote.

Starting salary up to $90,000 or more, depending on experience.


  • UnitedHealthcare Medical Primary and Supplementary Insurance, multiple plans available including pharmacy benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance Policy, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability insurance available
  • 401K plan with match
  • Life Assistance Program and Company Perks at Work program

Here's What Makes YOU a Great Candidate:

  • SAP costing experience is required. 
  • CPA Certification a plus. 
  • Strong manufacturing accounting experience in a public company. 
  • CPA a plus. 
  • Detailed financial planning, reporting, and variance analysis experience
  • Ability to multitask recurring monthly tasks and ad-hoc requests
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills - verbal & written
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems
  • Experience in monitoring of Inventory Controls to ensure timely of performance and completion of reviews

Position Summary:

•  Assist assessment cycles and material ledger in SAP
•  Perform all the accounting of inventory related accounts at month-end closing
•  Perform month-end cost accounting journal entries and closing activities for inventory accounts and related cost of goods sold
•  Manage standard costing process for all forms of inventory at the plants
•  Calculate and monitor analysis for production overhead
•  Monitor and support physical inventories of materials and communicate any inventory adjustments to Cost Accounting Manager
•  Oversee inventory reserve policy compliance for assigned plants and proposes adjustments to reserve (ex: communication of any obsolete inventory, scrap, etc.)
•  Perform inventory analysis and reconciliation including review of slow moving inventory
•  Review manufacturing bills of materials (BOMs) for accuracy
•  Assist with the inventory management of fixed assets and co-ordination of Fixed Asset cycle counts and investigation of variances.
•  Review Spare Parts inventory and related obsolescence provisions
•  Assist with internal and external audit requests

• Assist in the development and strategy for the Corporate Inventory team to enhance value of the function.
• Develop skills and enhance aptitudes of team members through training and on the job guidance
• Develop inventory process improvements that can be measurable through KPI’s
• Enhance the documentation of inventory related processes and procedures
• Communicate openly and clearly within the function and across other teams


Location: Calera, AL

Position Type: Full time, Direct Hire

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