Cost Management Specialist

In partnership with our client, a leader in automotive OEM automotive industry, ResourceTek is seeking a Cost Management Specialist to join their team near Huntsville, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

  • Initially will support the establishment and ramp-up of total company and departmental budgets and cash forecast functions at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation.
  • Visualize actual vs budget cost for Assembly Manufacturing groups.  Manage accounts and cost centers for all Assembly shops.  Support Cost Kaizen activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Japanese team members
  • Responsible for creating actual vs. budget templates and analysis
  • Prepare and analyze transaction reports
  • Prepare monthly inventory audits post SOP
  • Responsible for supporting cost improvement management activities
  • Responsible for tracking and visualizing manufacturing actual vs. budget cost
  • Study budget cost and lead PDCA activities
  • Work closely with all accounting functions and manufacturing departments
  • Complete monthly close activities related to costs
  • Create cost targets for variable accounts
  • Cross train other specialists as needed
  • Support establishing the foundation of accounting and finance department such as policy setting and creating templates
  • Create standardized work and manuals for the operation and job above

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance or business-related field
  • CPA Required
  • 3-5 years Accounting Experience
  • Understanding of GAAP principles
  • Experience with MS Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work outside OT and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)


PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials or SAP/ERP
  • Experience and knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excel experience (formulas, look-ups, tables)
  • Experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access Database

 

Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including. Equal Opportunity Employer.