Cost Accountant

Oakbrook, IL 60523

Posted: 07/16/2021 Industry: Accounting Job Number: LB49173748 Pay Rate: 72500

Job Description

Responsibility is the key in this position!  With your experience in the Manufacturing industry as either Cost Accountant or Staff Accountant – this position will utilize every bit of your skills and teach you more!  Privately owned firm offers an amazing benefit packaged geared to make this position a career – not just a job!  Cost Accountant will be responsible for the maintenance, review and reporting of the company’s financial results.     
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and perform month-end account reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
  • Prepare and distribute to appropriate personnel monthly sales reports
  • Prepare and reconcile foreign bank reconciliations
  • Process both domestic and international wire transfers
  • Responsible for department’s IDR (Informal Dispute Resolution) process 
  • Responsible for the review and preparation of the month-end cost of goods sold and all related journal entries
  • Maintenance and reporting of monthly updates of COGS (cost of goods sold) 
  • Perform assigned internal audits

To be considered for the Cost/Manufacturing Accountant position, you will need the following:
  • 4 years college degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • 3-5 years of related experience within the Accounting/Finance environment-75
  • Cost Accounting or Manufacturing experience is REQUIRED
  • COGS experience
  • Advanced Excel is a must as reporting is a core function of this position.  Will perform functions such as pivot tables, v look ups and nested formulas
  • Ability to prepare detailed and accurate documentation on a routine basis
  • Salary based on experience $70-75,000 a year + Bonus program
Please read the qualifications for this position carefully. The successful applicant will have to get up to speed quickly after hired and therefore, the client will only consider those who meet all the criteria listed above. 

Company culture & perks
  • Benefits package geared to the career-minded individual!
    • Multiple choices to choose from for medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage
    • PTO plan including increases based on years of service
    • Sick/personal days
    • 10 paid holidays per year
    • Profit sharing plan and 401K savings plan
    • Flexible spending accounts including employer contribution
    • Group Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Coverage
    • Group Long-term disability coverage
    • Voluntary Short-term disability coverage, Critical Illness coverage; Accident coverage; Pet coverage
    • Tuition reimbursement program and scholarship program for children of employees
    • On-Site Fitness Center AND MORE!
  • Annual bonus structure with yearly merit increases
  • Onsite position during the training period and then transitioning to a remote position
Put your Cost Accounting or Manufacturing Accounting experience to use with this employee- centric company!  Be proud of who you work for!


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