Senior Cost Accountant - R1715

at Medela LLC in McHenry, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Senior Cost Accountant

Hybrid Role: A few days per week on-site in McHenry, IL, and the other days remote

Are you a manufacturing Cost Accountant looking for the next step in your career?

Are you looking to work with a lively and diverse team?

Are you looking for a company that offers amazing benefits?

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The Senior Cost Accountant position is located at Medela's US-based manufacturing and development facility headquartered in McHenry, Illinois.

What We Offer our Senior Cost Accountant:

  • Excellent salary and bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits plan, which is affordable to our employees
  • 401K with match
  • Fully funded Pension Plan
  • 16-week paid parental leave
  • Generous PTO package, including 14 paid holidays

Position Responsibilities Senior Cost Accountant

Medela is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant who has standard costing experience in the manufacturing industry. This position will be the bridge between production and finance.

  • Good understanding of manufacturing Standard Costing process and dependencies of other production controlling activities
  • Monthly reporting & analysis of variances against standard
  • Shop floor controlling - Ensure accuracy of systematic and physical processes, identify process improvement opportunities, and implement the solutions
  • Maintenance and monitoring of operations controlling policies and procedures. Specifically, inventory controls: cycle counts, scrap transactions, product work orders and PO receipts. Make recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform Key User responsibilities for Operations Finance FICO
  • Support PPV analysis locally

Operations Partnership-

  • Provide financial support (including analytical and decision support) to Operations Teams purchasing, manufacturing, material handling, service center and distribution
  • Maintain and further enhance operations KPI dashboards
  • Ensure alignment between operational KPIs & monthly financial results
  • Provide periodic operations and finance management reporting
  • Ad hoc & Periodic Analyses
  • Support Make vs. Buy Decisions
  • Develop and maintain Total Cost of Ownership Reporting & On-going Analytics
  • Support and maintain Global Standard Costing System
  • Support Operations Efficiency Projects
  • Capital Investment project support payback and ROI

Education/Experience Requirements Senior Cost Accountant

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or a related field preferred
  • Minimum three years experience in a manufacturing cost accounting role
  • Standard costing experience
  • SAP FICO experience preferred
  • Experience with SAP BW and PowerBI preferred
  • Experience working in an environment with global matrixed organization preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This is not a job description. More details will be provided regarding the functions of the Senior Cost Accountant position.

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Job Posting: 11678521

Posted On: Feb 15, 2024

Updated On: Mar 16, 2024

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