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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Knowlton Development Corporation
Location: Saddle Brook
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Position: Senior Cost Accountant Department: Finance Reporting Structure: Controller Reporting to this position: Cost Analyst Hybrid Role BASIC FUNCTION Responsible for analyzing and updating customer pricing and maintaining accurate cost data RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and update customer pricing as needed.
  • Maintain and regularly update a pricing history database.
  • Assist with pricing negotiations of customers' proposals.
  • Lead and direct pricing strategy formulation and take necessary pricing actions to enhance profitability, ensuring integrity and accuracy in all pricing matters.
  • Perform financial evaluation to assess pricing action effectiveness.
  • Manage total pricing procedure, enhance processes to make most of efficiencies and ensure timely response to market conditions.
  • Analyze financial impact of price approach in view of overall history as well as profitability of customer.
  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings.
  • Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost.
  • Supervise the cost analyst who provides estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services. SKILLS & ABILITIES
    • Solid cost systems background.
    • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
    • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organizational skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Capable of following all required SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) and safety programs.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel (at an advanced level), Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint EDUCATION/EXPERIENC
      • A Minimum of 3 years industry or related experience
      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hand to handle and feel objects, controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Specific vision requirements for the use of computer monitors include close vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and ability to focus.
        • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time (heat/cold associated with a manufacturing environment). The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Keywords: Knowlton Development Corporation, Clifton , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Saddle Brook, New Jersey

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