Cost Accountant

Competitive Salary, 401k, PTO, Health Benefits and MORE!!

  • Saint Paul, MN
  • $75,000 - $85,000
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A bit about us:

We are a leading global manufacturer of paper and liner solutions!!

As we continue to grow we are looking for strong professionals to join our team!!

Why join us?

Competitive Salary
Health Benefits

Job Details

Job Details

Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or related field.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in various finance and accounting roles in and industrial/manufacturing environment with exposure to and knowledge of computer systems and financial planning systems and detailed understanding of the plant operations.
Experience with Prism and/or SAP operating systems will be a plus.


Develop and maintain a system of internal controls which ensures the integrity of all financial reporting and systems.
Maintain consistent procedures such as distinctions/definitions of variable versus fixed costs, O&O policies, returns and allowance reserve policies.
Review of standard costs, with a means to measure and adjust manufacturing standards when necessary, while helping to put into place a method to allow for process improvements and their effect on stand costs.
Monitor plant and warehouse inventory levels, helping to establish appropriate levels of inventory that allows plants/company to reach management goals.
Review plant O&O and customer complaint reserves for reasonableness and their impact on monthly profitability.
Monitor and/or recommend various cost containment or cost savings programs.
Play a substantial role in month-end closes such as review of plant performance, FIFO calculations, inventory revaluations, etc.
Determines cost of operations by establishing standard costs; collecting operational data.
Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; proving trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions.
Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
Performs Balance sheets reconciliations.
Confirms costs by collecting, interpreting, and reporting data.
Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Secures information by completing data base backups.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
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Job Details
Saint Paul, MN
Job Type
$75,000 - $85,000