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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: kdc/one
Location: Saddle Brook
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Qu--bec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.Job DescriptionPosition: Senior Cost AccountantDepartment: FinanceReporting Structure: ControllerReporting to this position: Cost AnalystHybrid RoleBASIC FUNCTIONResponsible for analyzing and updating customer pricing and maintaining accurate cost dataRESPONSIBILITIES--- 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 PowerPointEDUCATION/EXPERIENC--- A Minimum of 3 years industry or related experience--- Bachelor's Degree in AccountingPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe 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.KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Keywords: kdc/one, Clifton , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Saddle Brook, New Jersey

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