Janfay Corporate Recruiting

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Janfay Corporate Recruiting is a boutique Recruiting and Staffing firm specializing in the placement of Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Cyber Security professionals on a contract, consulting and executive search basis. It\'s our job to make your job easier. With our seasoned team of professionals, Janfay Corporate Recruiting has built strong relationships with clients, consultants and candidates. Greater Cincinnati-based Janfay Corporate Recruiting, LLC. is one of Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Tampa\'s most trusted executive and professional search firms. Janfay Corporate Recruiting works with client companies from the FORTUNE 500, to Big Four, to the small and private, providing each with personal, professional service. In addition to a significant Greater Cincinnati presence, Janfay Corporate Recruiting has a national reputation, having successfully completed search assignments at the executive and professional level throughout the country. Janfay consultants have years of experience and extensive contacts throughout the country. The Janfay staff is client-driven - focused on service, not sales - and, in a highly competitive industry, uniquely team oriented. The firm\'s reputation is based on a simple, yet effective business philosophy: Success comes from long-term relationships built on confidentiality, trust, and a thorough understanding of the marketplace and the unique needs of each client company.

Cost Analyst

Location : Lawrenceburg, Indiana, US
Salary/Rate: 55,000 to 65,000
Date Posted: 2015-08-18 10:50:03

Janfay Corporate Recruiting is seeking an experienced Accountant to fill a Cost Analyst role for a leading manufacturer and one of Greater Cincinnati's fastest growing companies.  Join a manufacturer with multiple entities and several opportunities to grow internally and within other divisions. 

Primary Responsibilities:

This key position has a significant role in the month-end close process including journal entries and valuation of inventory.  Areas of responsibility include Inventory, Costing/Absorption, and Margin Analysis working with several facilities across multiple states. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates/Prepares Annual Standard Cost roll including providing management with analysis on impact to inventory and cost of sales
  • Strategic partner with the plants/business to create efficiencies and to enhance financial reporting and performance
  • Standard cost process improvements and documentation
  • Responsible for transition of inventory & costing when acquiring various businesses
  • Overhead costs and absorption costing
  • Obsolete inventory process and reserve
  • Month-end gross margin analysis
  • Coordinate with Inventory manager on physical inventory.
  • Coordinate cycle counting efforts
  • Review and reconciliation of COGS accounts
  • Prepare journal entries for assigned areas during month-end close
  • Offer suggestions for enhanced internal controls
  • Special projects as needed


Hiring Profile           

  • 4-year Accounting degree

  • 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting field, with 2+ years in Cost is preferred

  • Distribution or manufacturing background is a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word, specifically Excel pivot tables, Access queries.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Excellent analytical skills required

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Some travel (up to 25%)