Staff Accountant - short term assignment

Frontier Co-op

Frontier Co-op is seeking a Full-time Staff Accountant who is interested in a 12-14 temporary assignment starting in March 2021, to cover a maternity leave.  This position is located in Norway, Iowa, just 15 minutes SE of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

SUMMARY

Work closely with the Cost Accountant to help manage the organization’s manufacturing cost system, development of new product costs, and providing timely and accurate financial information 1) in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles(GAAP) and 2) for manufacturing and inventory planning, control and decision-making.  This positions main responsibility includes updating spreadsheet templates with month end GL data, as well as reconciling and providing analysis of the results

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review the recording of manufacturing, labor, distribution and shipment transactions, work orders, bill of materials, etc for accuracy and reasonableness. 

  • Prepare and analyze monthly variances from standard cost. 
  • Prepare and issue manufacturing efficiency reports. 
  • Reconcile balance sheet workpaper accounts. 
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability. 
  • Participate in the Engineering Change Notification (ECN) process and Non-Conforming Material (NCM) process. 
  • Audit spreadsheets aganist system results. 
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle counting and physical inventories. 
  • Be an active participant in creating and supporting a strong internal controls environment. 
  • Prepares year-end schedules, ensuring timeliness and accuracy as requested.
  • Integral in various special projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no direct reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in accounting or a related field; 1-3 years of general accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret such items as general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or simple governmental regulations. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Benefits:

Not benefits eligible.

COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measure are taken and face masks are required. Temperatures are taken at the beginning of each day for all personnel; this includes new hires.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit www.frontiercoop.com and apply to the Staff Accountant - Tempoary Assignment position. 

Job ID: 73213

Posted 17 days ago

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