Shop Vac Corporation

Heshbon Park , PA

Director of Cost Accounting

Shop Vac Corporation
Heshbon Park, PA Full-time
Posted on October 10, 2018
Shop Vac Corporation, the leader in wet-dry vacuums, is currently recruiting for the following position at its Williamsport, PA corporate headquarters: Director of Cost Accounting The responsibilities and duties of the Director of Cost Accounting will include the following: - Financial close processes and audits related to inventory, cost of sales and manufacturing variances for all facilities. - Variance analysis and performance trends/reports on Inventory, Purchase Price, DL Productivity and Overhead Volume & Spending. - Works closely with Manufacturing Management to explain and manage manufacturing variances vs. budget. - Leads and controls maintenance of the Standard Cost system, including Materials Costs, Direct Labor rates & Overhead rates for an international multi-plant manufacturing environments. - Oversees the cost quoting process, ensuring proper rates and assumptions are used for pricing. - Leads manufacturing budget process, developing annual Direct Labor rates and Overhead rates and costs for all facilities. - Prepares monthly financial forecasts for manufacturing variances for all facilities. - Provides analytical support to top management in order to enhance decision making processes. - Provides financial support in the development of capital request payback analysis and cost savings projects. - Oversees Physical Inventories and Inventory Reserves for Obsolescence and Full Absorption Valuation. - Coordinates cost reduction initiatives. - Leads the cost accounting staff. Desired Skills & Experience: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance 5-10 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment Experience in Multi-Plant Vertical environment a plus Strong analytical and problem solving skills Team player with proven management experience Experience with integrated manufacturing systems; preferably BPCS Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel Able to manage multiple priorities Shop Vac Corporation offers a competitive salary and a generous benefit package for full-time employees including: Health and Dental Insurance for employees and their family - Retirement Plan - 10 paid holidays - Paid vacation time - Life Insurance - 401(k) with a company match - Short and Long Term Disability Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Send cover letter, resume, salary history and references to: Director of Human Resources & Payroll E.O.E.