Plant Accounting Manager

Plant Accounting Manager needed

  • Santa Maria, CA
  • $70,000 - $85,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Jeff Conley
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A bit about us:

Original insulators of electrical wire and cable in the United States. Earliest customers included Samuel F.B. Morse for his telegraph network and Thomas A. Edison for the Pearl Street Generating Station, the nation's first, built in New York City in 1882.

Headquartered in Ramsey NJ, approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City. At our six (6) manufacturing facilities, we make cables that range from 300V to 345kV insulated products that include Instrumentation, Power and Control, Medium Voltage, and High Voltage cables.

Serves a multitude of markets including Electric Utility (Distribution, Transmission, and Generation including fossil and nuclear), Oil & Gas (refineries and production platforms), Chemical, Military bases, Railroad, Transit and Pulp & Paper. In addition, we provide cables to various other industrial customers in areas of Hospitals, Colleges & Universities, Water Treatment Plants and Data Centers. With today's focus on renewable energy, Okonite cables can be found at Wind Farms, Solar Farms, and Biofuel generating facilities.

Why join us?

Became the largest company in the United States to be owned by its employees through an Employees' Stock Ownership Trust. As such, Okonite employees have a unique vested interest in the quality and service we provide.

Job Details

We are seeking a Plant Accounting Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will have a four-year degree in Accounting, preferably with a focus on Cost Accounting. The Plant Accounting Manager will be responsible for reporting plant performance levels and operating costs, and ensuring that data reflects a true representation of actual performance levels and operating costs.


· Book monthly Journal Vouchers to reflect true operating performance and costs of the plant while meeting corporate deadlines.

· Develop the plant's annual budget, which represents the true operating costs of the plant and is used to cost the product. Interface with all management and departmental supervisors to ensure the budget represents the true picture of each department's operating costs.

· Supervise the annual physical inventory and ensure that all items are reflected in the final inventory results. Summarize results and submit the final report to corporate accounting.

· Interface with all manufacturing departments.

· Supervise the Accounting Department personnel and oversee their areas of responsibilities, which include payroll, production reporting, and general accounting functions.

· Issue accurate weekly/monthly reports that reflect plant operating performance levels and can be used as tools in determining corrective actions.

· Monitor and police plant inventory levels through monthly inventory meetings and by routinely touring the plant for non-moving items.

· Analyze variance, research reporting problems, and submit results to plant and corporate management.

· Have a thorough understanding of the Company Standard Costing System and the ability to communicate it to plant personnel.

· Be aware of Safety and Environmental requirements applicable to raw materials.


· Four-year degree in Accounting, preferably with a focus on Cost Accounting.

· Minimum of 5 years of experience in plant accounting or cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.

· Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all departments and levels of management.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.

· Proficient in MS Office Suite, especially Excel.
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Managed by Jobot Pro
Santa Maria, CA
Job Type
$70,000 - $85,000