• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 18-058
    # of Openings
  • Position Summary

    General Summary:


    Responsible for coordinating all costing functions, developing the annual labor and overhead rates for standards development, variance analyses, and periodic reports/analyses as needed.  Developing and documenting policies and procedures, maintain SOX compliance, and involvement in monthly financial closings and periodic financial audits.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions):


    • Coordinate the Development and Maintenance of Standard costs
    • Create and Maintain Labor & Overhead rates in SAP (Via Yearly Budget Process)
    • Provide assistance to all manufacturing divisions in regards to the previous 2 items
    • Coordinate Monthly closing of all Production orders in SAP
    • Analyze & Report Production order Variances
    • Complete Monthly Journal Vouchers (as needed)
    • Test all new upgrades to SAP in regards to Costing
    • Provide Production, Engineering and Purchasing support in regards to all costing issues in SAP
    • Provide assistance to Outside Auditing  in regards to Costing.
    • Supply Cost estimate comparisons for Make vs. Buy requests
    • Provide assistance in any area of SAP within capabilities i.e. (Purchasing, Bill of Materials, Routers)
    • Assist in the annual NAFTA reporting and filing requirements
    • Follow all departmental and plant safety rules and regulations.
    • Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:
      • Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission, and Values and align functional goals and objectives accordingly
      • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels
      • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led
      • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom and discernment
      • NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and   

                     Responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good

                     Attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required


    Educational Skills and Experience:


    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university, in Accounting or Finance with four plus years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. 
    • SAP costing experience is required.
    • Strong accounting skills, especially in the areas of General Accounting.
    • Strong administrative and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organizations.
    • Must have strong PC related skills including various Windows based software applications. Must be proficient in Excel/Word software.
    • Must have solid analytical and problem solving skills.

    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.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    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 frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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