Senior Cost Accountant

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:aurora, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:132141

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Job Description

My client, a premier global food supplier, is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant to join their dynamic finance team near Gevena, IL. As they expand production at the Geneva plant, they created a NEW Senior level position to assist the Director of Finance. They plan to quickly promote this individual into Plant Controller once they are up and running. 


This individual will work closely with upper management and will handle month-end processes, analyzing data and tracking tools as it relates to operations including labor, yields, material usage and overhead costs. This opening is offering a base salary of $95,000-$110,000 with an additional bonus.   


Senior Cost Accountant Responsibilities:     

  • Responsible for analyzing data and tracking tools as it relates to operations including labor, yields, material usage and overhead costs,  

  • Perform month-end close activities- reconciliations, journal entries relating to inventory and costs. 

  • Managing weekly monthly and quarterly pricing in SAP. 

  • Create facility budget reports. 

  • Track inventory. 

  • Manage and maintain cost standards and Bill of Materials (BOM’s). 


Senior Cost Accountant Requirements:     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field     

  • 3+ years of experience in cost accounting/inventory management   

  • SAP experience  

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to process improve   


If you are interested in this Senior Cost Accountant opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today!    


Thank you,    

Colette Conners   

Senior Recruiter, Accounting and Finance     

LaSalle Network     


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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