Cost Accountant

Location: Auburn, Indiana US


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Job Number: 24269

Position Title:

External Description:
Cost Accountant

Company: Rieke

Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA

Employment Type: Salaried | Full-Time

Function: Finance

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About Rieke

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide timely, relevant variance analysis to sales & operations to drive committed results
  • Prepare monthly margin analysis and variance reports (product, customer, product group) and provide insight to business partners regarding product line and customer profitability
  • Maintain the standard cost system (including the updating of rates and throughputs)
  • Ad hoc analysis to support Sales, Operations and Finance in the area of sales and gross margin
  • Initiate and support growth and profitability projects related to existing and new business
  • Assist with product pricing process
  • Maintain KPI’s to track progress to established sales and operating targets
  • Update Bills of Material in Syteline System
  • Support and validate results for all productivity projects
  • Assist with sales forecast and SIOP planning
  • Calculate price updates on monthly and quarterly escalator/de-escalator contracts
  • Standard cost absorption testing
  • Critical report testing
  • Capital asset tracking and summarization
  • Other analytical support as assigned


  • BS in Accounting
  • 3+ Years related experience is preferred
  • High level of skill using Excel pivot tables to manipulate data and provide useful analysis
  • Good communication skills, ability to work effectively with others
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, well organized, ability to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with data extraction and/or data base management a plus
  • MBA, CPA, CMA would be a plus

City: Auburn

Location_formattedLocationLong: Auburn, Indiana US

State: Indiana

Community / Marketing Title: Cost Accountant

Company Profile:

Requisition Number: 1544

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