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Manufacturing Accountant

Company: Futaba
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Futaba is in search of a professional manufacturing accountant to assist with the inventory process. We supply a positive work environment, 90% paid health benefits, a generous time off policy and room for growth. Apply today!Position Summary:The Manufacturing Accountant reports to the Senior Factory Manager with a dotted line to the Senior Manager of Accounting and HR. This position will interface with operatives and leaders across multiple departments, including but not limited to Operations, Purchasing, Warehouse, Facilities Management, R&D, HR and Manufacturing.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for setting up the standard cost for labor overhead and bill of material.Validate and analyze the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end closeWork closely and partner with Inventory control team, NPI team and factory internal audit team to monitor, track and improve the factory cycle count process and inventory accuracyPerform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost reevaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances.Work with the Engineering team to ensure Bill of Material accuracy including knowledge of cost reduction impact on financialsEnsure process integrity within Manufacturing, Intercompany, and Inventory while working with cross-functional peers to resolve process issues.Maintain phenomenal relationships with Business Partners and Accounting peers to address information reporting needs. Prepare Accounting schedules routinely and as requested for internal and external reporting requirements.Document controls, processes and procedures related to manufacturing accounting and ensure J-SOX complianceAssist with and ensure successful quarterly and year end auditsExperience and Educational Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting or related area (or equivalent), ideally from a top tier school, CPA or MBA preferred, but not required5-7 years' experience in accounting manufacturing environment with evidence of exceptional ability (Experience in solar industry is a significant advantage and will be preferred)Ability to understand the manufacturing environment and the associated financial processes; Knowledge of supply chain, receiving, inventory flow, operations process and manufacturing principlesStrong ability to assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problemAbility to effectively analyze transactional level detail in an enterprise resource planning system and articulate the key findings to managementStrong business skills and effective understanding of financial, distribution and manufacturing systemsAbility to multi-task and drive actions to completion under strict deadlines.Must be able to collaborate and build positive relationships with other teams within Finance as well as cross-functionally outside Finance to effectively make recommendations, implement process improvements, etc.Positive "can do" attitude and highly analytical; enjoys challengesDetail oriented and comfortable working with large data setsAction-oriented and solution-driven with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environmentMinimum Skills, Knowledge & Ability Requirements:Strong written communication skills. Ability to read and write short correspondence, memos and simple instructions.Strong verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Strong organizational business acumen skills and detail oriented. Intermediate to advanced Excel skills.Intermediate math skills with ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Must possess a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize.Ability to maintain good attendance and punctuality.Ability to work well in a team environment.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:The noise level in the work environment is quiet. Physical & Mental Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:Sedentary physical activity requiring reaching, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, repetitive motions, talking and hearing.Visual requirements are for close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.70% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer.Employees are occasionally required to stand, walk (or otherwise be mobile).Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise, apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions, deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. PI200657820

Keywords: Futaba, Huntsville , Manufacturing Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Huntsville, Alabama

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