Jr Cost Accountant job Harvey Illinois
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Jr Cost Accountant Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9323539
Location: Harvey, Illinois Date Posted: 1/23/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Manufacturing
Job Code: JRCOS02389

Job Description:

Atkore International Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Electrical Raceway products, primarily for the non-residential construction and renovation markets, and Mechanical Products & Solutions for the construction and industrial markets. Our mission is to be the customer’s first choice for electrical raceway and mechanical products and solutions, by providing unmatched quality, delivery and value based on sustainable excellence in strategy, people and processes.

Our business is comprised of two reporting segments, Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products & Solutions, with total annual revenue of $1.9 B. Electrical Raceway has 2 business units, Cable Solutions and Conduit & Fittings, totaling just over $1.4B in annual revenue. Mechanical Products is a stand-alone business unit with about $500M in annual revenue.

Our global locations include 66 manufacturing and distribution centers in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, and New Zealand with over 4,000 employees.

We are currently searching for a Junior Cost Accountant to be based out of Harvey, IL. Reporting to Harvey Operations Controller, this person will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and/or maintenance of accounting records, financial statements and will also focus on transitioning Harvey operations over to an activity based costing model.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Accounting or Finance, 1-3 years finance/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, and advanced Excel skills. Experience in lean manufacturing or business system based company is a plus.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist in transition of Harvey operations to an activity based costing model and tracking or relevant work center expenses and variances

Support development, maintenance and analysis of plant standard costs

Analyze standard to actual cost variances. Recommend corrective actions as indicated by performance to meet P&L and working capital targets.

Perform financial analytics pertaining to month-end close

Participate in monthly operations accounting close and reporting activities in a timely and accurate manner

Prepare general ledger entries and balance sheet reconciliations

Support Cost Accounting manager in JDE ERP transition for Operations team

Work with plant controller on various adhoc requests

Responsible for understanding and complying with Atkore accounting policies, internal controls and GAAP

Maintain strict confidentiality of company information, financial or otherwise

Facilitate the consistent application of internal controls and Sarbanes Oxley compliance audit activity

Participate in yearly physical inventory

Qualifications include:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

1-3 years finance/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, particularly with excel

Experience with Hyperion and AS400 preferred

Ability to quickly learn and utilize various software applications and financial reporting data

Strong attention to detail

Ability to quickly and efficiently research and interpret financial data

Solid understanding of US GAAP

Capacity to perform at a high level in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Experience with Lean Manufacturing

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore’s culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer’s experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that’s how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that’s consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

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Company: Atkore International Inc

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