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Cost Accountant

Req ID: J2253588

  • Location
    Horseheads, United States of America
  • Category Finance
  • Posted Friday, November 13, 2020
  • Type Regular Full time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Provide accurate and timely reporting of sales and material costs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         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.
·         Meet deadlines even when dealing with frequent interruptions and additional as well as changing priorities.
·         Ensure accurate reporting.
·         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.
·         May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

·         Ability to analyze moderately difficult to complex financial issues, draw conclusions based on that analysis and recommend alternative solutions that meet the needs of various customers.
·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
·         Ability to operate a personal computer including using a Windows based operating system and related software.
·         Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages.

·         Ability to write simple correspondence. Read and understand visual aid.
·         Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.
·         Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
·         Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
·         Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Jabil.com/Careers site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to Always_Accessible@Jabil.com or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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