Ref No.: 18-40962
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 4 Years
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
On-Board Services Hiring Accountant
(Must have Experience With Plant Cost Accounting )

On-Board Services, a Family-Owned U.S. Based Professional Staffing and Search Firm, is assisting one of the largest chemical companies with a search for an Accountant

To Apply for consideration please apply through this job board or send your resume to Leslie Brannon at leslie.brannon@onboardusa.com and reference job #18-40962 in the Subject Line.

 If you meet the requirements above then I will likely contact you to assist you in becoming a candidate.

Duration: 12 Month Assignment
Client Location: Fortune 500 Client in Wilmington, DE

Work Schedule: 8 AM to 5 PM Monday to Friday
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance

Screenings: Candidates cannot begin an assignment without successful drug and background clearances


Qualifications:
  • Maintains general ledgers and performs the complete accounting cycle in compliance with established practices and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Adheres to internal control policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes data and translates into meaningful information.
  • Provides management and financial statement users with relevant, comparable, and accurate data on which to base decisions.
  • Continuously improves and serves as a resource in their area of transactional activity. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Provides accounting and financial reporting guidance to support business, functional and corporate needs.
  • Analyzes, classifies, and reviews complex accounting transactions and interrelationships.
  • Prepares interpretation of accounting results and advises management.
  • Identifies complex accounting problems, researches solutions, and corrects problem.
  • Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
  • Ensures internal controls are in place and operating effectively in accordance with company standards and government regulations.
  • May initiate and lead special projects for process improvements. Responsible to provide manufacturing cost accounting and services support to manufacturing sites in the US.
  • This position will have primary responsibility for the monthly closing of plant ledgers and for responding to questions on Operations spend, product cost, variances, and period expense.
  • The position works with various accounting and reporting systems to accomplish tasks and must be able to manipulate and organize data for effective presentation.
  • The position provides support to Operations, including cost analysis, inventory control, product unit cost, variance analytics, and financial reporting for special projects. Specific activities include monthly transactional inputs to close process orders, building and validating total product cost, developing cost standards, participating in the standard cost revaluation process and effectively linking this information to the outlook and budget processes, and preparation of account reconciliations.
  • The role will interact across functional lines and will require close communications with numerous site operations personnel and finance managers.
  • Some US travel to plant sites will be required.
  • This position will be located at the U.S. Finance Service Center located in Chestnut Run Plaza in Wilmington, DE.
 
MINIMUM SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting required and CPA certification preferred. Attention to detail and strong analytical skills are critical to success.
• 3-5 years of Cost Accounting experience in a standard cost manufacturing environment is preferred and experience in SAP is desirable.
• Has performed a month end close in a manufacturing environment is required.
• Position requires strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and proficiency in the use of systems, including Microsoft suite of applications (Proficient in Excel, Outlook (both email and managing the calendar), Word and Power Point.
The use of Excel would have to include use of pivot tables, advanced formulas (sumif, vlookup, etc.) and SAP, Business Objects