Senior Accountant or Senior Cost Accountant



Senior Accountant / Senior Cost Accountant

Are you an experienced Finance professional who enjoys cost analysis? Do you have previous experience supporting a manufacturing company? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers a collaborative environment where you truly feel that you have a voice and can see the impact of your efforts?


If you answered yes to these questions, we should talk!


Pemko (an ASSA ABLOY company) which is part of our Accessories Division is growing and to support that growth, we are adding a Senior Accountant / Senior Cost Accountant to our team.


This is an on-site role that will be based out of either our Memphis, Tennessee or Monroe, North Carolina location.   



What would you do as our Senior Accountant / Senior Cost Accountant?

This position will play an integral role on a small Finance Team by assisting the Director of Finance and General Manager. You will be providing leadership and coordination of company cost accounting, planning, and Profit and Loss (P&L) management, as well as, ensuring that we conform to generally accepted accounting principles.  


You would also:

  • Prepare financial information, analysis and costing to support the team
  • Provide monthly operational spending analysis and provide explanations for variances to trends, budget and forecast
  • Work with teams across the organization to adjust product costing attributes, manage purchasing and inventory, as well as analyze product mix and any price/volume analysis
  • Direct the development and maintenance of standard cost rates and monthly standard gross margin analysis
  • Prepare monthly entries to complete the profit and loss statement and month-end close  
  • Manage the annual standard cost roll ensuring that product costs are established properly and that costs are appropriately allocated to products
  • Provide leadership guidance based on cost benchmarking and successful implementation of efficiency improvements
  • Manage the annual physical inventory process
  • Perform any ad hoc business analysis as required
  • Continually promote a safe and harmonious working environment
  • Complies with federal, state, local and corporate governance policies, regulations and laws, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct


The Skills and Experience you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in cost accounting or finance within a manufacturing environment
  • Previous working knowledge of finance, financial accounting, budgeting, and cost accounting principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Comfortable utilizing Excel (advanced skills), accounting systems and an ERP system
  • Experience with HFM preferred
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, analytical, problem solving and project management skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Exceptional communication skills both oral and written, with the ability to present complex information in a concise and intelligent manner to both employees and executive teams
  • Detail oriented individual who exhibits a sense of urgency and exhibits a high degree of confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Previous leadership experience with a high comfort level of facilitating group meetings
  • Ability to travel less than 25% off the time



We review applications regularly, so don’t wait

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.


To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post.


If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Talent Acquisition Manager at



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Memphis, TN, US, 38141 Monroe, NC, US, 28112

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Nearest Major Market: Memphis