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Cost Accountant in Fowlerville, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This Cost Accountant position will support two ZF sister plants in Fowlerville and Fenton, Michigan. Both plants manufacture antilock braking and stability control systems and are high volume operations. Our company is respected world-wide for designing and manufacturing original systems, parts and components. Selected candidate will be able to work from either location; home base will be their preference.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Work with the controller with month end closing, mid month forecasting and reporting.
  • Maintain and monitor current cost, standard cost and estimated actual costs in QAD.
  • Develop and upload annual standard cost for material, freight, labor and overhead to QAD.
  • Responsible for accounting aspects of the physical inventory and cycle counting process which are led by materials.
  • Work with other functions to complete cost studies and business cases.
  • Support all departments in continuous improvement modeling for purchase savings, labor reduction and flexing of capital resources.
  • Work with IT and the Controller to maintain the QAD/GIFCO closing cycle in order to allocate the costs properly.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution

Experience and Skill Requirements
Minimum of 3 -5 years of relevant cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment,
Exceptional skills with Excel & PowerPoint
Experience with QAD or other MRP system required
Experience with Hyperion preferred
Automotive Tier I experience preferred
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to work independently and also as a member of various teams

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