Cost Accounting Manager

St. Louis

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Why is This a Great Opportunity?

This position will play a key role in a highly successful division of an iconic company headquartered here in the St. Louis/Metro East. Diverse leadership position reporting to the Division CFO that combines top tier benefits with the stability of a 100+ year old company that continues to grow. Key finance business partner to help drive productivity and analysis with great visibility. Great place to grow your career. Apply confidentially today!

Job Description:

• Provide financial and analytical support and serve as a key business partner and advisor to the Division CFO, Plant GM and staff.

• Support continuous improvement efforts and drive actions with leadership

• Prepare, analyze, and present financial results in comparison to the annual business plan and periodic forecasting scenarios. Initiate and implement timely corrective action with plant leadership to capitalize on opportunities for improvement.

• Develop and measure key financial performance indicators.

• Monitor and evaluate monthly spending and absorption levels to meet overall company goals.

• Lead monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process at the plant level.

• Coordinate and support internal, external, and SOX audits, while participating in the audit reviews to ensure no material audit adjustments or material internal control weaknesses are noted.

• Assist in planning, developing, and coordinating implementation of financial accounting systems. Formulate user plans that support Plant and Division objectives and coordinate activities with Information Technology.

• Effectively and professionally, represent the plant in Corporate and government reporting matters.

• Provide leadership and develop department staff while maintaining cost control.

• Responsible for ensuring internal controls are adequate around the Reporting Cycle, G/L maintenance, JE control,

• Account Reconciliation, User Privileges, Period-Open/Close and Risk Management Assessment.

• Review and evaluate proposed capital investments.

• Ensure work is in compliance with company policies and professional standards.


• Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required (MBA and/or CPA is a plus)

• 8-10+ years accounting experience in public accounting or manufacturing

• 4+ years managerial/supervisory experience

• Larger scale ERP experience preferred

• Good leadership and project management skills

• Strong presentation skills and ability to work well in team environment


Reference JOB-29306B

Job Type Full-time

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Chris Woehle

Vice President

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

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