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Associate Cost Accountant

Date: Jun 18, 2017

Location: Reno, NV, US

Company: James Hardie

Associate Cost Accountant


Cost Accounts are in demand and we’re a thriving, $1.9B, international growth business committed to rapid growth. This position will be your key to exceptional career advancement opportunities!   This intermediate accountant position serves to develop the foundation for growth into the Plant Cost Accountant position.  You will be cross trained for production entry and raw material receiving and provide purchasing support for the Plant Buyer.  You will alternate various responsibilities with the Plant Cost Accountant as well as be responsible for analyzing and communicating information to plant management as well as key teams across the corporation.  We’ll will spend time cross-training you to become versed in all functions so that you can play a key role in identifying process improvements and leading the way to successfully implement them. 


To be considered for this opportunity, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Proven presentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and think independently about alternative ways to solve problems based on analysis of data.
  • Ability to offer advanced solutions based on collected, summarized, and analyzed data.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, pivot tables & V Lookups, and other financially-related and proprietary software).
  • The desire and tenacity to grow within the organization with the ability to relocate to other manufacturing facilities for advancement opportunities as appropriate.


Additional Details:

  • Alternating through various task to gain experience which may include consignment processing, journal entry, report generation, month end close duties, etc.;
  • Enter daily production including updating all applicable spreadsheets, entering data into SAP, and identifying and resolving any discrepancies or issues;
  • Maintain movement of inventory through the quality process;
  • Oversight of MRB inventory including movements of all quality and non-quality product
  • Manage movement of damaged and obsolete inventory;
  • Researching and resolving invoice issues;
  • Assisting with vendor management including new vendor set-up and on-going maintenance;
  • Converting requisitions to purchase order; and
  • Assisting with ad hoc projects and support cost saving initiatives.
  • Collecting and segregating BOL tickets;
  • Entering or scanning receipt information and preparing for entry into SAP;
  • Enter data into SAP; and
  • Continually identifying, designing, and implementing receiving best practices and process improvements and explaining processes and techniques throughout the plant
  • Continually identifying, designing, and implementing best practices and process improvements and explaining processes and techniques throughout the plant; and
  • Cross train across all plant financial roles and responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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