CooperStandard Plant Accountant in Bowling Green, Ohio

Position Summary:

The basic responsibilities are to effectively and accurately collect, record and report meaningful and timely information to the plant operations people. A proactive approach to analyze and interpret these transactions will be necessary to provide effective cost analysis designed to reduce production and administrative costs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop jobs standard costs for all new jobs and changes to existing jobs. Will also monitor standard costs versus quoted and actual.

  • Responsible for forecasting sales, cost of sales, inventory and lean.

  • Reviews cycle count results to ensure proper root cause analysis is completed. Ensures the changes have been made in the cost system.

  • Works with the production team to audit BOM and Routings including usage audits.

  • Plant financial lead on the ECN process.

  • Plant financial lead on the Best Business Practice team.

  • Works with production control to ensure all company policies and internal controls are in place.

  • Perform audits on cost reduction appropriation requests upon completion.

  • Monitor scrap reporting and provide pertinent data to production personnel for scrap improvement.

  • Monitor plant labor and provide weekly/monthly reporting of labor data to production personnel.

  • Process month end closing transactions as required.

  • Assist in month end financial reporting and analysis as required.

  • Coordinates with plant Lean Champion all lean reporting and verification of lean savings calcs.

  • Prepares quarter Obsolete/Slow-Moving and LCM inventory reserve analyses.

  • Prepares Daily Inventory, MRO spend tracking and KFI reports.

  • Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation, auditing and tabulation of plant physical inventories.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and the budget updates.

  • Participate in plant kaizen activities as required.

  • Work on cost reduction projects as required.

  • Support of divisional/corporate financial requests.

  • Supports the Environmental Management System for the Plant IS14001

  • Supports the TS16949 Quality Management System for the Plant.

  • Develop new reporting mechanisms to meet dynamic needs of plant.

  • May, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this description

Education and Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Accounting Field required.

  • 1-3 years of manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, experience with computerized accounting systems, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point software applications.

Job: *Accounting

Organization: *Bowling Green Sealing

Title: Plant Accountant

Location: Ohio-Bowling Green

Requisition ID: P80508