Cost Accountant 9/15/2016

Rieke Packaging Auburn, IN

Rieke Packaging
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Auburn, IN
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Cost Accountant

Company: Rieke Packaging Systems

Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Finance

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities


Provide timely, relevant variance analysis to sales & operations to drive committed results


Prepare monthly margin analysis and variance reports (product, customer, product group) and provide insight to business partners regarding product line and customer profitability


Maintain the standard cost system (including the updating of rates and throughputs)


Ad hoc analysis to support Sales, Operations and Finance in the area of sales and gross margin


Initiate and support growth and profitability projects related to existing and new business


Assist with product pricing process


Maintain KPI's to track progress to established sales and operating targets


Update Bill of Materials in Syteline System


Support and validate results for all productivity projects


Assist with sales forecast and SIOP planning


Calculate price updates on monthly and quarterly escalator/de-escalator contracts


Standard cost absorption testing


Critical report testing


Capital asset tracking and summarization


Other analytical support as assigned


* BS in accounting

* 3+ Years related experience

* High level of skill using Excel pivot tables to manipulate data and provide useful analysis

* Experience with BI or similar report writing tool

* Good communication skills, ability to work effectively with others

* Accuracy, attention to detail, well organized, ability to meet deadlines

* Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) would be a big plus. Familiarity with data extraction and/or data base management a plus

* MBA, CPA, CMA would be a plus