Spherion Staffing is interviewing for a Cost Accountant who will be responsible for systemic pricing and costs. This position will serve as the point person for sales pricing and production/purchasing costs as well as reporting and analyzing product margins.Qualified applicants should have a BS in Accounting, 2 plus years Cost Accounting experience, 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment, experience with ERP systems a plus.Direct Hire OpportunityMonday-Friday 8 am-5 pmSalary $70-80k/year DOEResponsibilities:- Own the process for systemic pricing and costs- Work with production, marketing & sales on product pricing- Work with purchasing standards, price variances and pursuit of volume discounts- Responsible for establishing and maintaining product cost control procedures- Responsible for accounting and reporting of product margins- Key contributor to planned ERP implementation- Assist in the development and analysis of the annual budget- Assist with continuous improvement of product cost (automation, yield, labor efficiency)- Facilitate and support the Company's cycle count and physical inventory count processes- Assist in month end close out of inventory perpetual on issues related to costingJournal entries and account reconciliations- Coach, train, and direct employees on proper costing proceduresResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:Requirements:-B.S. in Accounting or Finance Required-Master's Degree a plus-2 years minimum Cost Accounting experience required-5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment-Previous experience with ERP systems a plus-Proficient computer skills and working on inventory software and programsMicrosoft Office package expertise (Excel, Word, Outlook)-Strong verbal and written communication skills-Ability to adjust work direction within shifting priorities-Ability to motivate employees to get desired resultsEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or if you have questions you can reach out to Troy Thoms at 605-610-3204Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.