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Cost Accountant

Location: Shakopee, MN
Date Posted: 22-05-2017
Cost Accountant
Position Overview:
As a Cost Accountant at Entrust Datacard, you will play a key role on the Cost Accounting team and be a valuable resource to the Operations function.  Your focus will be on Global Operations and ensuring proper accounting is performed, analyzed and Global Manufacturing performance is reported to all levels of Management.  You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues from many other functions to achieve the Corporate Goals.
  • Ensure accurate standard costing is developed during the annual budgeting process, analyze monthly manufacturing variances, purchase price variances (PPV), and support process improvement initiatives.
  • Support the leaders within Operations on departmental expense analysis and budget to actual explanations.
  • Complete month end close activities related to PPV, accruals for Operational expenses as needed, etc.
  • Assist and engage with the preparation of the annual Manufacturing and Supply Chain Budget to ensure accurate standard costs and proper absorption.
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Provide financial support to cross-functional teams.
 Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3-5 years of Cost Accounting experience in a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of manufacturing operations and basic Bill of Material (BOM) structures.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated problem resolution skills
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and PowerPoint (ability to create graphs and Power Point presentations).
  • Demonstrated ability to perform Ad hoc Analysis as needed to support management decision making.
  • Work experience in a team environment.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Hands on experience with Oracle or other comparable ERP system, and report writing tools such as Business Objects.
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
Entrust Datacard Corporation is an EOE/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer.
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