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  • COST ACCOUNTANT/ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

    Job Locations US-Wassaic
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/3/2018 11:39 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1209
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting
    Company
    Pawling Corporation
  • Overview

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    Pawling Corporation is currently accepting applications for a Cost Accountant/Assistant position in Wassaic, NY. The selected individual will work within the Finance Department and ensure accurate, consistent and timely financial reporting. Work in conjunction with CFO and Department Managers to achieve corporate profit goals.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
    • Prepare for review with the CFO monthly profit and loss statements and associated schedules and journal entries
    • Responsible for the integrity of the General Ledger
    • Prepare profit plan operating forecasts and departmental budgets
    • Monitor inventory levels including scrap, cycle counts, purchasing and obsolescence to ensure proper inventory control
    • Prepare overhead rate schedules and periodic studies
    • Periodic meetings to interpret/explain financial results – work with division heads in monitoring and controlling expenses in line with annual targets.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with department managers to identify their needs and provide direction and assistance regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources
    • Prepare and implement policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting more efficient and accurate
    • Assist with the year-end audit review process as well as tax compliance filings throughout the year
    • Compile all information required for statutory reporting, sales tax compliance and census bureau reporting

     

    Qualifications

    • Excellent knowledge of standard cost system, construction accounting, balance sheet, cash flow and profit and loss statements
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Excellent understanding of cost accounting principles
    • Must be able to identify complex problems and related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
    • Must be organized, accurate and adaptable
    • Excellent knowledge of spreadsheet and graphic computer programs
    • Must possess high degree of judgment and independent thinking
    • Ability to keep confidential information
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent math skills

     

    Minimum:

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

    Previous experience in a manufacturing/construction environment is a PLUS

     

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    Company Profile

    Pawling Corporation has a long history dating back to 1945, with a willingness to experiment and respond to customer needs and market opportunities in an innovative way has allowed the company to diversify and grow over the years. Pawling Corporation now has over 100 employees with an on-site manufacturing facility and now has two divisions with a variety of products: Architectural Products includes, Impact Protection Systems, Entrance Mats and Gratings, Athletic Flooring Systems, Parking & Traffic Safety Products. Presray includes, Watertight Doors & Barriers and Airtight Doors. This continued growth requires us to increase our present staff, we have the following full-time opportunities MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00AM-5:00PM and all positions include medical, dental, vision benefits, short-term, long-term and life insurance, a matching 401k, 10-paid holidays, personal and vacation time along with an on-site fitness center.

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