Reference : 576372

Sr. Cost Accountant

  • Finance
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/08/2020

Position description

To facilitate business plans and operational decisions, by generation /analyses of financial reports and shop floor reporting.

Specific duties will encompass the following:

Cost Maintenance: work order reporting and analysis, product costing, cost roll-up, assist with internal procedures and policies. Run labor reporting and analysis. Assist with Inventory: cycle count audits, inventory account reconciliation, inventory reserve maintenance and analysis, inventory slow moving and obsolete.

Monthly Close Process: Perform journal entry posting, balance sheet reconciliations, Smart View data input and WCM data inputs.

Reporting & Analysis: Assist with site-specific financials, various variance analysis and department spending analysis. Maintain weekly score card matrix.

Fixed Asset Maintenance: Maintain a fixed asset roll forward schedule; work with project manager to confirm asset status. Ensure all fixed assets are placed into service timely.

In addition, the Cost Accountant will undertake metrics, assist controller with special projects and audit request.


  • Assist with cost accounting function within assigned site.  Specifically, as it relates to product costs, and processes. Manage, analyze and report financial results of the Manufacturing facility. Specifically work orders and inventory related activities.
  • Perform month end close related duties (journals entries, balance sheet reconciliations, Smart View inputs) and financial analysis.
  • Assist controller with special projects and audit request.




Additional description

  • Bachelor's Degree (required) or Master's Degree (Preferred) in Accounting, Business, or related field. 

  • Five plus year of experience is required with cost accounting, financial analysis, effective communication skill is required. 

  • Five plus year of experience with month end close and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Five plus year of experience in accounting/Finance in manufacturing environment.

  • Must have sufficient understanding and knowledge of IT technology and Microsoft products is required

  • QAD ERP Experience is a plus. 

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

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