Sr. Cost Accountant


Financial Services

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Markham, ON - (CAN) 7500-7560 Woobine Ave Unit F ON Markham , ON L3R 1AB



Job Description

Our Whitby client in the automotive industry is looking to add a Senior Cost Accountant to the team.

The Perks:
* $80-100K
* benefits
* pension
* vacation
* growth potential

The Role:

  • Maintain and administer cost accounting systems
  • Prepare various cost analysis for product cost, production variances, spending and labour tracking.
  • Work on projects as assigned by Controller
  • Assist with development of annual budget & forecasts with an emphasis on annual standard costs.
  • Assist with month end-end closing including analysis and journal entry preparation.
  • Completion of G/L account reconciliations and other basic accounting functions.
  • Interact with plant personnel to achieve greater understanding of product costs and operations.
  • Backup for other Canadian accounting staff.
  • Assists Controller in developing and monitoring internal control procedures for the safeguarding of company assets.
  • Conduct all business affairs and relationships in adherence to the company Standards of Business conduct.
  • Provides financial support for cost reduction and system projects.

    You Bring:
  • Related University degree or College Diploma in Finance or Accounting
  • 5 + years of professional accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, automotive experience is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of inventory and accounting systems, understanding of cost absorption, standard costing, GAAP, and SOX.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems, SAP experience would be an asset.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel & PC skills (MS PowerPoint & MS Word).
  • Working towards or have completed a CPA designation.
  • Ability to support 2 facilities: Whitby & Collingwood