Cost Accounting Director

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: Job-1706

 Cost Accounting Director



$110k - $145k, 15% bonus potential

Interviewing over the next two weeks, relocation assistance provided

Relocation to Missouri

Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to find our client s next Cost Accounting Director.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a recognized industry leader while spearheading some very important Financial initiatives.  This is an opportunity to make your mark in an established and well-respected organization in a newly created role.  If you would like to explore an opportunity for a recognized industry leader while being a part of a company who believes in their employees read on...  

Duties Required:

  • Assist with the annual budgeting process
  • Create and oversee cost accounting functions for all of the distribution processes including system, policies, and procedures
  • Oversee and assist in the creation of training programs, along with development of staff and hiring personnel
  • Prepare, analyze, and report spending variances, costs, trends, and capacity utilization
  • Have in depth of cost accounting systems, policies, and procedures.  Be able to articulate this knowledge to staff and executive staff as needed
  • Create KPI s and dashboards
  • Partner with various departments to create process improvements including, but not limited to the finance team on strategic initiatives and offer insights to opportunities and risks
  • Classify production costs into wages, material and overhead

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of current experience in large manufacturing or distribution company
  • 5+ years of working cost accounting experience
  • Oracle or other large ERP system knowledge
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Masters preferred
  • In depth understanding and working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience partnering with leadership in varying geographical locations, working with organizations with multiple entities.  This  position will cover a key role in providing impartial financial analysis and guidance, decision support, and development of financial acumen across this operating unit which is one of three in the company
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and develop solutions for complex and diverse problems

Bell & Associates, Inc. looks forward to partnering with you in your next career step.  Referrals of qualified candidates for the Cost Accounting Director opening are welcomed and appreciated.  For immediate consideration send your resume to  All applicants are held with confidentiality.




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