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Cost Accountant

Lannick Group of Companies

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 9, 2017.

ARE YOU A COST ACCOUNTANT LOOKING TO UTILIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE? Our client is seeking a Cost Accountant on a full-time basis. Cost Accountant The Cost Accountant will work with each manufacturing department manager to better understand the manufacturing processes (costings, labour, inventory etc.) and build KPIs and reports that can be used to measure and improve performance. In addition, the Cost Accountant will ensure that the integrity of the item set up and bills for all products. About the Opportunity Maintain and improve the product costing process and bill of materials within the factories and ensure they represent and drive factory processes Ensure integrity of inventory systems and reporting including monitoring and ensuring awareness of product freshness Support manufacturing managers to understand the decisions they make around process and costing and the effects on financial performance Participate fully in continuing to develop reporting tools and take part in regular review updates with factory and room managers Work with other members of the Manufacturing Finance team and manufacturing managers to improve KPIs to highlight success and areas for development Provide leadership/coaching to develop skills and build capacity within the infrastructure projects, supply chain and business unit teams while contributing to these teams and associated projects Contribute to end of month and end of year financial statement preparation Liaise with auditors on preparing related working papers and lead sheets About You Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Cost Accountant, working within a manufacturing environment Hold a professional accounting designation (CPA/CMA/CA/CGA preferred) Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment to achieve deadlines Proactive, quick on your feet and the ability to see the big picture Detail orientated and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work independently and also enjoy a collaborative and creative work environment Technical skills required: Experience with MRP/ERP systems and MS Office Ability to legally work in Canada and travel domestically and internationally Experience working with MS Dynamics AX, ACCPAC, MFG Pro Experience working within a cosmetics or food/beverage manufacturing environment Understanding of the cosmetics industry Salary Range $75,000-$80,000/year