Director of Costing

  • Implement Standard Costing Practices: Lead the implementation of standardized costing methodologies across our organization, ensuring consistency and accuracy in cost accounting processes.
  • Collaborate with Digital Transformation Team: Work closely with our Digital Transformation team to integrate standard costing practices into our ERP system, with a particular emphasis on Dynamics 365 ERP.
  • Build and Develop the Standard Costing Department: Recruit, train, and develop a team of cost accounting professionals, establishing the standard costing department as a key contributor to our organization’s success.
  • Optimize Costing Processes: Identify opportunities to streamline costing processes, leveraging technology and automation to improve efficiency and reduce manual effort.
  • Provide Strategic Insights: Partner with senior management to provide strategic insights and recommendations based on cost analysis, supporting decision-making and driving business performance.
  • Ensure Compliance and Controls: Establish and maintain cost accounting policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal standards.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement: Continuously evaluate and refine costing methodologies, tools, and processes to adapt to evolving business needs and industry best practices.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in cost accounting and leading a team
  • CMA certification required, CPA certification desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing accounting principles, cost accounting, inventory management, and standard costing.
  • Both Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Consumer Packaged Goods experience are required
  • Ability to travel regularly to all sites, 35-45% annually
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing standard costing methodologies and leading cost accounting initiatives.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on driving performance, achieving goals, and delivering value to the business.
  • You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own.