Plant Cost Accountant
||DALLAS, TX US
||2+ to 5 Years
GAF, founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees
and is a leader in the building materials industry. As America's
largest roofing manufacturer, GAF has built a strong and solid
product and customer franchise driven by continuous product
innovation and through finding ways to better serve and connect with
its customers. The company also has other offerings in high quality
products including decking, railings, decorative stone, ductwork and
specialty fabrics. GAF has sustained a strong financial and operating
performance over the past several years, driven from its leading
capabilities, strong culture, and a business that is only partly
dependent on economic cycles in the construction
Labeled the best in quality
and most -recommended by our customers, GAF believes that employees
remain our greatest strength and best competitive advantage. Build
your future as we build the American dream one roof at a time.
The Plant Accountant assists the Accounting Manger to ensure the
Plant has appropriate processes in place to control costs and provide
good, sound financial controls. Assistance related to financial
controls to include monthly close process, goods received not billed
control, self audit questionnaire, cycle count process, purchasing
policies and procedures, accurate capital forecasting and tracking
purposes, raw materials inventory process, time and material
projects. Work with the Accounting Manager and Plant staff to ensure
financial reporting accuracy.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports (raw material
usage, cost, overhead)
- Plan, study, and collect data to determine cost of business
activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
- Analyze changes in raw materials and manufacturing methods to
determine effects on cost.
- Conduct weekly cycle counts of raw materials and finished
goods inventory & analyze variances
- Compute and analyze weekly material usage variances
- Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic
reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
- Provide management with reports specifying and comparing
factors affecting prices & profitability of products
- Maintain the plant's cost accounting system
- Handle month-end closing activities including journal
entries, closing transactions and corporate reporting
- Assist with annual budget preparation and physical inventory
A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
with at least 3 years of demonstrated cost accounting
experience in a manufacturing environment. Demonstrated
advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Demonstrated
intermediate proficiency in Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
Demonstrated experience must illustrate a history of increased,
progressive responsibilty. Strong communicator with keen
attention to detail.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including
401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition
reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our
employees are our greatest resource.
GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed
to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.
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