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Accountant

Company: MZN Management Group, LLC
Location: Elgin
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Job Description:

Responsible for all aspects of inventory and cost accounting functions.--Essential Duties and Responsibilities--The essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.--Determine and analyze bills of material for manufactured items in our inventory.--Perform analysis of items to compare actual material and labor costs to estimated amounts.--Report to top management on efficiency and productivity.--Work with Director of Manufacturing to evaluate processes and procedures for maximization of efficiency and cost benefits.--Monitor inventory levels and identifies any cost savings opportunities.--Prepare annual budget for standard cost.--Responsible to maintain the ERP system including new revision updates, modifications, creating new reports and monthly closings.--Responsible for annual physical inventory and cycle counts throughout the year.--Competencies----- To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:--Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Able to parse large amounts of data and distinguish the pieces with a large impact; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures; Employs logic when solving problems.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Consistently and continuously identifies ways to validate answers; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; Takes responsibility and ownership for mistakes.Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.Written Communication - Writes clearly, concisely and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Gains buy-in from others.Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational and material resources.Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works in an ethical manner and with integrity; Upholds organizational values.Organizational Support - Disciplined in thought and action; Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans. Strives to increase productivity.Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Participates and facilitates brainstorming activities; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Adaptability - Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Communicates conflicting work/personal needs in a timely manner.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Follows up on assigned tasks; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.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.--Education and/or Experience--Bachelor of Science degree in AccountingMinimum of four years of experience in a Cost Accounting roleCertified Public Accountant preferredCertificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements--Must be at least 18 years of age.Legally eligible to work in the United States.Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and background check, which will include previous employment check and criminal history review.Language Skills - Ability to read, write and speak English fluently. Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructions, correspondence, safety rules and procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondence, routine reports and substantiate via verbal or written mediums. Ability to speak effectively and present information one-on-one and before small groups of clients or employees of the organization.--Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to manage, organize, analyze and decipher large amounts of data.--Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to solve practical problems via a logical, analytic approach. Ability to validate work using verification techniques.--Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of electronic equipment, intermediate PC skills, knowledge of internet software, experience working with ERP systems, and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel. Computer experience/operation is required. Must have the ability to operate general office equipment.--Other Skills and Abilities - Ability to multi-task. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to work under dynamic schedule constraints and consistently meet deliverable timelines. Ability to successfully manage competing and concurrent demands.--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 to handle or feel; talk; and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.--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.--Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment. The employee is regularly required to work at a computer terminal. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment. Personal Protective Equipment may be required when in designated areas.

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