The Senior Cost Accountant will provide accurate and timely reporting and analysis of Sales, Material Costs, and Material Margins.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Act as the lead on financial related projects
Provide guidance to other staff members regarding related projects
Review the accuracy of Inventory valuation on the Balance Sheet in a Standard Cost environment.
Explain the components that represent the difference between Actual and Forecasted Material Margins, reported by program.
Perform analyses for management on an ad hoc and recurring basis.
Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
Assess the adequacy of data gathering methods utilized by purchasing, inventory control, or production planning.
Assure that procedures and work instructions are efficient and not redundant.
Offer new ideas and suggestions for improvement.
Identify and implement new practices and processes that are best in field.
Meet deadlines even when dealing with frequent interruptions and additional as well as changing priorities.
Ensure accurate reporting.
Perform standard cost roll ups for existing and new part numbers in the SAP system
Analysis and Management of Material Variances including PPV, Bulk Variance and revaluation variances
Analysis and Management of E&O inventories and Blocked material reserves
Analysis and follow up of NRE expenses to ensure accurate reporting and tracking
Participate in Physical Inventories and Cycle Counts as needed
Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively;
making customer issues a priority.
Establish new measurement systems if / where appropriate.
Maintain controls and discipline compliant with Jabil standards.
Exchange knowledge and information with other Jabil facilities to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.
Ensure 100% adherence to all company policies and procedures (i.e. Health and Safety, Quality).
Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.
Create reports on materials to supply to BUMs and WCMs in order to identify better pricing opportunities.
Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include : Plant Controller, Site Controller
Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring / termination and / or pay decisions, performance management).
Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages (Advanced Excel skills a must)
Ability to work under pressure and able to do conflict management
Advanced PC skills including knowledge of Jabil's software packages
Proficient Verbal and Written English Skill
Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety standards & requirements
Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project skills required.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 5 years of working experience in accounting.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
MBA and / or CPA is preferred.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience