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IDEX Senior Cost Accountant in West Henrietta, New York

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Senior Cost Accountant

Job Summary :

The Senior Cost Accountant is responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing cost accounting function. The position is for a proactive and creative problem solver comfortable in leading efficiency improvements and strategic actions. As well as being a strong communicator who can provide recommendations to Senior Management in order to continuously drive towards the site’s strategic goals. This position reports to the Finance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reporting, forecasting and analyzing the manufacturing cost sections of the P&L and balance sheet. This includes standard costs, variances to standards, operating direct charges and inventory. Prepare relevant journal entries as part of the month end close process.

  • Coordinate cost management functions to ensure accurate, timely product cost and inventory account information for compliance with corporate reporting requirements. This includes inventory reserve calculations and balances, where required by U.S. GAAP Accounting and IDEX corporate policy.

  • Support manufacturing operations to include:

  • Monitor, review and analyze daily manufacturing activities. Provide variances and root cause analysis for relevant, accurate and timely input and performance reporting.

  • Assist manufacturing team with development and implementation of efficiency metrics.

  • Review standards against current cost roll-ups on a regular basis to ensure accurate cost data and provide feedback on product margin analysis.

  • Evaluate BOM costing accuracy and communicate exceptions.

  • Perform make-buy analyses for parts / assemblies.

  • Participate in productivity improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives as requested.

  • Support inventory optimization initiatives, including driving processes to identify and communicate excess and obsolete stocks, evaluate root cause front end process drivers and maintain appropriate disposition policies and procedures.

  • Perform annual material, labor and burden standards review and update.

  • Assist in annual price book reviews through strategic product margin analysis. Support product line P&L analyses

  • Lead the annual physical inventory count. Ensure integrity of the count process and results.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • JDE ERP experience preferred

  • 5+ years of accounting experience; cost accounting preferred

  • 3+ years of operational experience, especially with inventory

  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions

  • Self-motivated, focused and able to identify needs and implement solutions with minimal supervision.

  • Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts

  • Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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