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Cost Accounting Manager | Manufacturer | West Suburbs

Naperville, Illinois
$90,000 to $110,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
  • HIGHLY acquisitive PE backed organization!
  • Oversee multiple plant locations for a multi-million-dollar organization!

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a PE backed, multi-million dollar, manufacturer of environmentally friendly products in its niche. This company is experiencing immense growth right now and is looking to bring on a Cost Accounting Manager to join the team and lead the exciting expansion of the business and its products. This individual will determine and implement cost accounting procedures and methods within its 10+ manufacturing plants. This is a highly visible role, reporting to the Controller and having tons of exposure to the C-Suite team.

Job Description
  • Gathers and compiles cost information and maintains database concerning expenses.
  • Develops systems and procedures for accumulation systems and/or cost accounting functions.
  • Determines fixed costs such as salaries, rent, and insurance.
  • Predicts, plans, and records variable costs such as purchases of raw material, labor, and operation costs.
  • Reviews and analyzes actual costs to identify inaccuracies.
  • Prepares necessary departmental and company-wide budgeting reports.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and reports actual profit margins.
  • Performs month-end and year-end closings with assistance.
  • Determines and recommends cost-effective solutions.
  • Provides product sample costs for Marketing and General Accounting.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of experience in Cost Accounting
  • CPG/MFG industry experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer
  • Lucrative bonus structure (up to 2x bonus target paid out!)
  • Strong benefits (401k match and tuition reimbursement)
  • Fast growing company
  • Highly visible role, collaborating with senior leadership
  • Awesome team culture, highly collaborative and positive atmosphere
  • Gain exposure from a leading, highly acquisitive company
  • Stable company with ample career progression
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  • Job Reference: 719583858-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Naperville, Illinois
  • Salary: $90,000 to $110,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent