Cost Accountant

Are you looking for a great place to work? Join us at Volvo Penta
This is your chance to join a world-leading company in sustainable power solutions—Volvo Penta Marine Products, LLC. is a global supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications. As part of our team, you’ll be working with a diverse group of highly-skilled professionals who enjoy what they do and appreciate our culture, benefits, diversity and community involvement. Volvo Group was voted ”Great Place to Work” in 2020 by Fortune Magazine.

What is the Job?
We are seeking to add a Cost Accountant to our team in our Lexington Production Plant. This role you will be responsible for the cost of the different products manufactured and assembled at the Lexington Operations site while partnering with Engineering, Materials group, and Operations for the accuracy of routings, BOM, labor, and OH rates. Some of your core responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of operational reports for supporting business decisions.
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Prepare and coordinate routings within JDE.
  • Coordinate BOM changes for manufacturing.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
You May Have What It Takes for This Exciting Role…
We are looking for a resourceful and responsible individual that has the ability to perform analysis, forecasting, reconciliations, and journal entries related to inventory along with coordinating and troubleshooting transactional flows from JDE to SAP. The candidate we’re looking for should be keen on teamwork and have great analytical skills.

In addition, effective communication and computer skills are necessary as is the need for fluency in speaking and writing English to communicate successfully with internal stakeholders at different levels of the organization as well as external stakeholders.

Education & Experience

This position requires the following:
  • B.S. degree in an accounting or finance-related field
  • Experience with cost accounting
  • Experience with Windows and Microsoft Applications
  • Experience with Oracle/JDE Business Systems
Our Small Town—A Little About Where We Live & Work
Located in Henderson County, Lexington is situated midway between Memphis and Nashville, in West Tennessee. As a small town, Lexington is a great place to live filled with historic attactions such as Natchez Trace State Park and Shiloh National Military Civil War Park. There are family-oriented attractions such as Beech River Cultural Center & Museum and outdoor recreation areas such Beech Lake Family Camping Resort. Of course, we have niche shopping and a variety of dining experiences to satisfy anyone’s tastes.

Are you ready to join a team?
You will find that our team is focused on innovation, teamwork, and quality, as well as passion and customer success. We value safety. We are looking for a skilled candidate who believes in those things as well. If you are interested and feel that this opportunity is for you, we invite you to apply for the Cost Accountant position. We look forward to meeting you!

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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