Cost Accountant



Jerith Manufacturing is a group brand of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in access solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. Jerith is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and we are looking for a Cost Accountant, to join our team in Philadelphia, PA!  


What you would do as our Cost Accountant


As the Cost Accountant you would develop, maintain, and analyze various cost accounting systems and projects and provide information to management that will assist them in making decisions concerning manufacturing processes and cost improvements.


You would also:


  • Become familiar with the current ICIM system as to which files contain certain data that can be extracted and formatted into useful information from which decisions can be made
  • Participate as a JDE Integration team member on the costing module and transition
  • Prepare reports, identify costing and/or procedural problems through bill auditing, inventory analysis and observation of paperwork flow
  • Perform time studies and audit bill of materials and routings, with Product Engineering and Industrial Engineering to correct standards
  • Develop skills to enhance the Department's knowledge through query accessibility
  • Analyze monthly material, labor, and overhead manufacturing variances and identify areas requiring improvement in the manufacturing processes by comparing actual cost to standard
  • Develop and manage assigned accounting systems and projects such as standard development and physical inventory by using actual and historical data to provide more accurate product cost


The skills and experience you need


  • Bachelor degree with major in Accounting with
  • 3 to 5 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment in a high SKU environment, demonstrating the ability to handle large fluctuations in raw material costs and production levels.
  • Systems experience:  Extremely strong Excel skills; experience with ERP systems (ICIM and JD Edwards preferred); experience with reporting tools (Power BI, Qlik or Business Objects); proficiency with other MS Office products (Word, Powerpoint & Access)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with various levels within the organization including senior leadership
  • Excellent analytical skills and aptitude for problem solving, including data analysis, and validation, with a strong attention to detail


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