Senior Manager, Cost Accounting

Job Locations US-FL-Doral
ID
2020-1284
Category
Accounting
Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

 
A vibrant company culture founded on the pillars of family, gratitude, and service. A portfolio of international brands dedicated to innovation in the personal beauty industry. A diverse team of talented professionals, united in their vision of achievement and growth. Welcome to Alcora.
 
Built upon the foundation of four brands united in purpose—L’EUDINE Global, MONAT, Project Beauty and B&R Products, Inc.—Alcora is perfectly positioned to lead the beauty and wellness industries in Latin America, North America, and beyond for decades to come. With its headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in the spectacular city of Miami, Alcora boasts an energetic, exciting corporate culture and a family of passionate professionals who thrive on the pursuit of excellence.

Job Summary

The Senior Manager, Cost Accountant directs activities related to product costing, product manufacturing analysis, and inventory valuation which include but are not limited to data reporting, journal entries, and reconciliations. Liaising with other Accounting Functions like Treasury, Tax and Accounts Payable to address and resolve accounting related issues. The position provides recommendations to senior management in support of the achievement of Company goals. Position reports to the Finance Controller US.

Responsibilities

  • Perform month end close activities related to Cost Accounting.
  • Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis. Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support.
  • Set up new raw material, packaging, WIP, and FG items; create and maintain production BOMs; maintain periodic cost rolls/updates
  • Analyzes changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs. Analyzes actual production costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
  • Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
  • Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Develop and maintain standard costs of finished goods and production components in a worldwide ERP system.
  • Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
  • Lead and manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process.
  • Ensure validity and accuracy of ERP through analysis, internal audit, and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing.
  • Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
  •  Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a four-year college or university is required.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in General Accounting and 3 years of experience in cost accounting
  • Knowledge of an ERP System, SAP S/4Hana preferred
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Must have knowledge of and be able to apply U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and work with foreign currency translation.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have strong verbal and communication skills and demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with management and team members.
  • Must be able to work independently on assigned projects and responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus