Jr. Cost Accountant

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020157
Date Posted:Apr 5
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:


A growing and profitable Automotive Supplier in the Lansing, Michigan area is in need of a Junior Cost Accountant. This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Vacation.


Applies accounting principles that include work that is analytical, creative, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires a basic understanding of both accounting theory and practice. The work draws upon and requires a thorough knowledge of the fundamental doctrines, theories, principles, and terminology of accountancy, and often entails some understanding of such related fields as business law, statistics, and general management
Coordinate and perform general accounting duties as required to meet Corporate and Plant operational deadlines and objectives.
Prepares accurate and timely daily production related reports for use in plant production and plant management meetings
Prepares Daily Labor Reconciliation
Provides weekly updates on monthly spending vs budget
Assists in month end preparation and reporting
Provides support during annual operating budget process, often working with other functional areas to gather and validate data
Part Costing
Participates in monthly account reconciliations as directed
Any other reasonable request made by management.
Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.


Minimum 1 - 3 years of accounting experience.
Bachelors Degree Preferable
Above average interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication
Effectively manages multi-tasks and changing priorities
Knowledge of SAP preferred
Advanced Excel skills required, i.e. Pivot tables, VLOOKUP


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