Sr Cost Accountant

at Aston Carter in Gilberts, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Aston Carter has partnered with a design company in Gilberts, IL to find a Sr Cost Accountant. This is a direct hire opportunity that is fully in office. Explore this role further below…

What you will be doing…

+ Handling cost accounting and financial integration assignments overall.

+ Lead month-end close process and help with fixed assets, sales and use tax, reconciliations and reporting.

+ Manage inventory adjustments, reconciliations, monthly analytics and the annual full physical (between multiple sites: Gilberts, and Chicago)

+ Ownership of all aspects of fixed asset management. This includes asset additions, retirement, transfers, and CIP. Maintain asset register, depreciation and amortization schedules and book applicable journal entries

+ Responsible for major plant projects ensuring appropriate policies associated with capital and expense are adhered to and are in compliance with U.S. GAAP and company policies

+ Assist with development of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts

+ Complete accounting integration tasks as required to ensure policies and procedures are implemented and followed

+ Participate in annual internal audit

+ Manage credit card spend, book transactions and ensure compliance with published document retention policies

+ Process sales and use tax returns through Avalara and record tax payments in ERP

+ Prepare standardized plant reports on production and key performance indicators

+ Back up AP/AR functions

+ Manage both domestic and international inbound freight expense

+ Balance sheet reconciliations preparation and review

+ Mentor and assist in developing junior staff

What we are looking for…

+ Bachelors Degree

+ 4 years of accounting experience (Manufacturing/Distributions)

+ Strong Excel skills (be able to complete equations within excel along with pivot tables and v-looks ups) Excel is heavily utilized within the role

+ Avalara, OneStream, NetSuite a plus

+ Experience working for an organization where they reported to a larger group

About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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Job Posting: JC241018016

Posted On: May 27, 2023

Updated On: Jun 05, 2023

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