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Cost Accountant

Company: Boyd Corporation
Location: Gaffney
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid position can be considered.

Boyd Corporation is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, specialty material-based thermal management and environmental sealing solutions for the mobile computing, consumer and enterprise electronics, aerospace, transportation, industrial, medical, agriculture and construction industries.


The Cost Accountant directs activities of product costing, product manufacturing analysis, inventory valuation, and the monthly close. The position provides recommendations to senior management in support of the achievement of company goals. Position reports to the Plant Controller and will be located in our Laconia, NH facility.


* Perform month end close activities related to Cost Accounting.
* Analyze actual vs. plan (budget) analysis. Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support.
* Maintain new raw material standard costs, work center labor and overhead rates, and maintain periodic cost rolls/updates.
* Analyze purchase price and manufacturing variances and drive explanations for those variances with the goal of modifying standard costs should the need become necessary.
* Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
* Work with operations staff to improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
* Lead and manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process.
* Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit, and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing.
* Assist Plant Controller with the development of the annual budget. Derive planned labor and overhead rates from that budget.
* Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
* Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.


* Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
* Experience in a manufacturing environment required.
* Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP required.
* 3+ years of cost accounting experience.
* 1+ years of operational experience.
* CMA or CPA professional designation a strong plus.
* Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
* Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions.
* Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts.
* Strong Excel skills, especially in the areas of data extraction and analysis.
* Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes.


Keywords: Boyd Corporation, Gastonia , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Gaffney, North Carolina

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