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Monroe, LA - (USA) 1669 Louisville Avenue LA Monroe , LA - 71201 Phone : 318-323-4475



Job Description

Manpower is seeking a professional like you to serve as an accountant for one of our large chemical manufacturing companies here in North Louisiana. This is a great permanent job for the right person if you are looking for a change!

Formula for Success: You Will…

* Perform cost accounting-related functions including product valuation pricing, manufacturing and spending analyses, and identification of opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency increases.

* Provide accounting support to build and maintain a business partnership with the various Utilities/Site Services/Operations Areas (must become familiar with product flow, process interrelationships, and cost drivers).

* Coordinate, communicate, and collaborate with respective Operations/Supply Chain/Production Associates throughout the month, and specifically during the closing process, to ensure that timely, accurate, and representative data populates the SAP system.

* Serve as an information source regarding Capital Policy.

* Evaluate economic portfolios to determine feasibility of Lean/Six Sigma projects.

* Utilize and support the Non-Trade Billing process.

* Participate in Operations review meetings and Accounting Team meetings.

* Compile, reconcile, analyze, summarize, and present/report costs on a monthly basis to site/business/corporate management.

* Guide and support management in the preparation, review, and analysis of annual operating plans and monthly forecasts.

* Provide transparency of costs to businesses and to provide suggestions for fixed and variable cost control efficiency.

* Prepare journal entries and service allocations.

* Create accounting controls and control spreadsheets to complete service allocations and residuals analysis and adjustment.

* Fully participate in the physical verification and reconciliation of raw materials, work-in-process, finished goods, and catalyst inventories on an annual basis.

* Assist management in proper necessary financial, accounting, and controlling procedures and any accounting related areas.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; advanced degree, CPA, or CMA desired.

* A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.

* Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures with emphasis in cost accounting preferred.

* Must be able to develop, analyze, and interpret accounting information for management in forms of costs, operating plans, policies, and trends.

* Self-starter and self-motivated.

* A consummate team player willing to actively support efforts outside of their defined areas of responsibility

* Initiative and responsibility to get tasks completed accurately and on time.

* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

* Strong PC skills (MS Excel, Access, Word).

* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all personnel among the various levels.

* Previous site cost accounting experience is a plus.

* Experience with SAP preferred.

* Audit experience desired.