Tesa Tape

Cost Accountant

Job Locations US-MI-Sparta
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 1:40 PM)
# of Openings
1st (7am- 3pm)


This position will be part of the Plant Sparta team, responsible for collection, analysis and reporting of data associated with product costs for both the coated and converted lines in the plant. This is a responsible non-supervisory position.


  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Support the plant budget process. Prepare variance analysis reports and propose steps to correct deviations
  • Responsible for planning, collecting and analyzing data (such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor), to determine costs of business activity
  • Analyze data collected and recording results
  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Develop variance analysis tools and present findings
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Periodically audit various components of product costs and prepare audit reports. Present findings
  • Ensures maintenance of the bills of material and routing files for all operating locations
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System
  • Assisting in “Month End” close of the General Ledger & any other accounting tasks that may arise within plant Sparta



  • Minimum 3-years Cost Accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
  • Computer literate – strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
  • Experience with SAP a plus
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports


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