Manufacturing Controller/Cost Accountant

Fort Worth, TX

Posted: 03/15/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Accounting/Auditing Job Number: 945

Manufacturing Controller - Cost Accountant


Currently looking for an experienced Manufacturing Controller - Cost Accountant to fill an opening with a growing business. Interested candidates should have 5 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing/inventory background and skilled in SAP and Excel.


Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Controller - Cost Accountant

  • Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system(sets up material masters, monitors material consumption/purchasing/waste, configures system processes in SAP).
  • Work with engineering to set up new products/workflows.
  • Assist with financial and tax audits.
  • Document and monitor internal controls in support of auditing team.
  • Oversee warehouse organization, ensure system information agree with physical storage procedures.
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts; update system with counted quantities.
  • Review and/or prepare accurate, timely financial statements in accordance with our established schedule and with input from supporting departments & outside services.
  • Conduct and/or review monthly and quarterly account reconciliations.
  • Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues.
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues.
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials.
  • Review standard and actual costs (moving average) for inaccuracies.
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close.
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Work with purchasing manager to ensure purchase orders are correctly set-up in the system.
  • Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses.
  • Report on breakeven points and margins by products/lines of business.
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings, missing no more than 10% annually.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality.
  • Provide excellent customer service, for both internal and external customers.
  • Follow all OSHA and other safety guidelines; adhere to company safety standards at all times.
  • Perform all other duties as required.

Requirements of the Manufacturing Controller - Cost Accountant


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance
  • Current CPA license preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing/inventory environment
  • Strong cost accounting/inventory management accounting skills with the ability to develop accurate data and forecasts, cycle count, audits, metrics, and reports
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Deep experience in SAP
  • Fluently speak, read, and write English, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled in time management and organization, detail oriented, skilled in multi-tasking and able to function well in a team- oriented environment
  • Strong persuasive skills
  • Able to meet physical demands of the job, occasionally lifting items up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to manage stress


Compensation for the Manufacturing Controller - Cost Accountant


  • Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 DOE, plus 10% annual bonus opportunity
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