Assistant Plant Controller

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Ogden, UT


<strong>Chromalox, a Spirax Sarco Engineering company, is a thermal technology company. We engineer thermal solutions for the world&rsquo;s toughest industrial heating applications. Our Heat Trace division delivers temperature management solutions for piping systems, valves, and tanks. Our Industrial Heaters and Systems&nbsp;division delivers process heating solutions for revenue-generating industrial processes, and our Component Technologies&nbsp;division delivers component heating solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers. Chromalox was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.</strong>

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Overview: <p>Job Summary</p> <p>The Project Cost Accountant will work across the organization and under limited supervision of the Plant Controller and Project Manager.&nbsp; The Project Cost Accountant is a key member of the plant finance team with ownership of profitability improvement. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>To be successful in this role you should possess a strong knowledge of manufacturing cost flows and exceptional cost accounting skills.&nbsp; The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to work across the organization at all levels to gather data, apply problem solving techniques to identify root causes and direct corrective actions.&nbsp; This position offers an opportunity to develop strong intradepartmental relationships to understand the business and drive real bottom-line benefit</p>
Responsibilities: <div id="Jobs_JobDetail_JobDescriptionText"> <p>Essential Project Cost Functions</p> <ul> <li>Manually collect cost information from quote cost to standard cost then to actual cost</li> <li>Analyze variances and identify root causes</li> <li>Design and drive changes on process or system by aligning cross functional team and driving accountability</li> <li>Based on order profitability analysis, provide financial insights on products portfolio, pricing, cost improvement, and process simplification</li> <li>Regularly report key findings to plant leadership team and corporate leadership team</li> <li>Support ad hoc financial analysis on large orders and critical customers</li> <li>Assist in completion of local physical inventory process and procedures.</li> <li>Assists in the yearly audit preparation.</li> <li>Releases daily work orders, re-costs parts and work orders as required</li> <li>Identifies BOM and costing errors; works with engineering department to make corrections</li> <li>Sets standard costs for new purchase parts</li> <li>Performs month end close duties as assigned</li> <li>Plant internal control improvement</li> <li>Management reporting and analysis</li> <li>Costing related new initiatives</li> </ul> </div>
Requirements: <div id="Jobs_JobDetail_JobRequiredSkillsText"> <h4><strong>Required Skills</strong></h4> <p>Qualifications</p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Accounting or Finance or in a related field.</li> <li>Experience working in a manufacturing environment and/or with engineering and manufacturing personnel on analysis of cost standards.</li> <li>Must be thoroughly familiar with manufacturing processes, and how BOMs &amp; routings, labor reporting, standard costing and overhead allocations are developed/analyzed.</li> <li>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents; must have excellent analytical skills and a sound understanding of accounting principles.</li> <li>Strong computer skills and knowledge of accounting software programs.</li> <li>Strong attention to detail with the ability to accurately prepare periodic reports.</li> <li>Effective communication skills and situational leadership.</li> <li>Be self-motivated and resilient</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div id="Jobs_JobDetail_JobRequiredExperienceText"> <h4><strong>Required Experience</strong></h4> <ul> <li>Three to five years of progressive experience in cost accounting.</li> </ul> </div>