Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant
Company: Rieke Packaging Systems
Primary Location: 1200 Valley House Drive, Suite 100, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 USA
Employment Type: Salaried - Full-Time
Function: Finance
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
About Rieke Packaging Systems
Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide timely, relevant variance analysis to sales & operations to drive committed results

  • Prepare monthly margin analysis and variance reports (product, customer, product group) and provide insight to business partners regarding product line and customer profitability

  • Maintain the standard cost system (including the updating of rates and throughputs)

  • Ad hoc analysis to support Sales, Operations and Finance in the area of sales and gross margin

  • Initiate and support growth and profitability projects related to existing and new business

  • Assist with product pricing process

  • Maintain KPI's to track progress to established sales and operating targets

  • Update Bills of Material in Syteline System

  • Support and validate results for all productivity projects

  • Assist with sales forecast and SIOP planning

  • Calculate price updates on monthly and quarterly escalator/de-escalator contracts

  • Standard cost absorption testing

  • Critical report testing

  • Capital asset tracking and summarization

  • Other analytical support as assigned


  • BS in Accounting

  • 3+ Years related experience is preferred

  • High level of skill using Excel pivot tables to manipulate data and provide useful analysis

  • Good communication skills, ability to work effectively with others

  • Accuracy, attention to detail, well organized, ability to meet deadlines

  • Familiarity with data extraction and/or data base management a plus

  • MBA, CPA, CMA would be a plus

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