Cost Accounting Manager

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  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


The Cost Accounting Manager is a true business partner who serves as the primary day to day finance and accounting resource for the Savannah Operations Center of Excellence (COE). The COE is primarily comprised of a new manufacturing facility which supplies various products including Medical and Dental devices to several commercial teams. The COE also contains packaging, warehouse, assembly / repair, engineering, and QA/RA functions.

The Cost Accounting Manager helps establish and maintain cost accounting policies and controls; prepares and presents financial reports and Key Performance Indicators to various leaders that will improve operational performance; identifies areas of opportunity and efficiency and works with team to implement as appropriate. This role is a proactive one, focusing on providing value added solutions.


  • Designs, implements and executes cost accounting system for the COE
  • Delivers timely and accurate product costing, production analysis and management reporting
  • Establishes, monitors and reviews various settings including labor, overhead and run rates
  • Sets, maintains and adjusts landing costs for products sourced both internally and with third party suppliers
  • Performs month end close responsibilities including journal entries, account reconciliations, roll forwards and other analysis
  • Ensures integrity of all related areas of financial statements and supporting schedules
  • Leads monthly forecasting and annual budgeting effort for areas under responsibility
  • Provides ongoing analysis of cost of goods sold and gross profit vs. targets and prior year
  • Provides technical accounting and business support for areas under responsibility
  • Communicates risks and opportunities on timely basis to leadership team while proposing solutions to any costing or production challenge within the COE
  • Presents results to senior leadership and key stakeholders
  • Helps establish and maintain internal controls
  • Drives process improvements

WORK EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of experience in cost accounting. Experience in manufacturing and working directly with business unit leaders preferred.

PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree (BBA or BS) in Accounting from a four-year college or university required. CPA/CMA preferred.


  • Customer service focus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Values and drives continuous improvement
  • Influences and builds relationships
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excels in fast-paced work environment
  • Advanced familiarity with Excel


  • Job demands may require long periods of sitting, telephone and computer work.
  • Individual must be able to work a scheduled 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm (typically).
  • Travel typically less than 10%. Office environment. No special physical demands required.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Cost Accounting: 5 years (Required)




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