Manufacturing Cost Accountant

Dynamic Manufacturing - Hillside, IL (30+ days ago)

Manufacturing Cost Accountant

Dynamic Manufacturing is an automotive component manufacturer with multiple facilities located in Hillside, IL. We are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Cost Accountant/Plant Accountant.

The Manufacturing Cost Accountant partners with Operations’ Supply Chain and Production Teams in the management of a range of production related finance and accounting responsibilities. The position reports to the Director, Finance and Accounting Strategy & Transformation


  • Coordinate the development and management of standard costs
  • Analyze materials and labor usage and utilization; design and implement variance mitigation strategies
  • Partner with inventory owners to improve materials and parts lifecycle management and valuation
  • Identify and manage continuous improvement projects related to operational finance and accounting processes
  • Actively partner within and across the production and supply chain organizations to improve forecasting, planning, and analytics
  • Perform period close activities related specifically to production operations
  • Participate in audits and control procedure reviews; develop and/or maintain process documentation related to operations finance and accounting procedures

Minimum Job Qualifications and Competencies

  • 5 years’ physically located and direct involvement and responsibility growth in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Active involvement with materials resource planning in a leading ERP platform (QAD; JDE; SAP; or Oracle EBS)
  • Lifecycle project management experience
  • 3 years’ experience continuous working in mixed, inter-organizational / cross-functional team environments
  • Green Belt Lean or Six-Sigma certified
  • BA in Accounting with MA Accounting or CMA in progress
  • Intermediate Excel, Visio, MS Project (versions 2013 or higher)
  • English fluency (Spanish bi-lingual a plus)

Job Type: Full-time


  • Cost Accounting: 5 years (Required)
  • Manufacturing: 5 years (Required)
  • QAD: 3 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)