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Cost Accountant

Company: Rust-Oleum Corporation
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Vernon Hills, IL, United StatesAs our Cost Accountant you are to establish daily standard costs in SAP, execute the annual and monthly standard cost updates, provide bi-weekly and month end purchase price variance reports and supports the Purchasing group on PPV and rebates reporting and analysis (including subcontract). In addition, functions as the backup for managing and executing month-end SAP transactions which settle process orders and assesses costs across Operations related cost centers. Solving challenges is the very foundation of who we are. After all, in the beginning, our founder, sea captain Robert Fergusson, didn't particularly care about paint. When he founded our company in 1921, he just wanted to keep his ship intact and stumbled upon a valuable solution. Today, that discovery is Rust-Oleum Corporation. The same passion that drove the Captain to spend his next few years creating the world's first rust-preventative paint still drives us today. When we see a problem, we work diligently until we've perfected a solution, which has led to some of the most cutting edge, durable and innovative products in the industry. Our creative and talented team of over 2000 people across every corner of the world, help us remain the global leader in protective paints and coatings for both home and industry. Here's what you can expect every day: Execute daily standard cost updates (or periodically as required) in SAP Execute the standard cost update process on an annual and interim month basis Provide reporting on purchase price variances bi-weekly and monthly and support Purchasing group on PPV (including subcontract) Run month end process order settlements and assessments and provide monthly reporting on various related metrics Completion of month end close responsibilities Participate in cross-functional meetings and teams designed to provide improvements to current purchasing practices and processes. Rust-Oleum is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class. Required Experience: Excel knowledge Prior experience with SAP is a plus, but not required. Must be a self-motivated, pro-active individual who can handle working in a repetitive, rote style environment but will not settle on the status quo. Because this position is a process heavy role, selected candidate will be required to not only complete the required tasks but constantly strive to reduce inefficiencies and improve the overall processes. Microsoft Office knowledge Prior experience with SAP is a plus, but not required. Must be a self-motivated, pro-active individual who can handle working in a repetitive, rote style environment but will not settle on the status quo. Because this position is a process heavy role, selected candidate will be required to not only complete the required tasks but constantly strive to reduce inefficiencies and improve the overall processes. Up to 25% Travel LI19Job Identification: 1192Job Category: Finance/AccountingPosting Date: 2021-11-08Job Schedule: Full timeJob Shift: DayPosting Date: 2021-11-08PI158881411

Keywords: Rust-Oleum Corporation, Arlington Heights , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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