Senior Cost Accountant

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posted 9 months ago

Fluresh is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant to join our finance and accounting team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for the development on standard costing and will work to implement or improve the financial systems and data used to support cultivation and manufacturing processes. Our ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the development of a bill of materials for all products, as well as implementing cost standards for materials, labor, and overhead
  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effects on cost
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of a standard costing system during the close process
  • Assist with inventory observations and cycle count programs with facility managers, suppliers, and external auditors
  • Work with the Controller to development financial models for each facility
  • Assist wtih the month-end & year-end close process
  • Investigate significant trends/variances for cost reduction regarding material, labor, overhead, and other types of costs related to manufacturing products
  • Assist with implementation of the ERP and other reporting tools
  • Work cross-functionally with operations on various projects designed to increase through-put, decrease costs and increase efficiencies.
  • Understand and articulate operational issues and their impact in order to assist with operational decision making
  • Evaluate and improve business controls impacting manufacturing and inventory
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of production/harvest cycle planner and other cultivation and manfucturing KPI
  • Work cross-functionally with company departments and external partners
  • Other duties as assigned

       Required Experience, Education, and Skills

      • 1 to 2 years of cost accounting experience is a MUST
      • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time. Travel is initially limited to Michigan.
      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
      • 1 to 2 years of public/private experience preferred
      • CPA strongly preferred
      • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
      • Experience with financial accounting systems is a plus (Microsoft Dynamics)
      • Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks
      • An entrepreneurial spirit that will enjoy working for start-up in a fast-paced environment
      • Capacity to work beyond your comfort level and desire to learn new skills
      • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner

      Job Features

      Job CategoryFinance, IT, Inventory Control

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