Esterline Cost Accountant-Operation Controller in Xenia,

Job Description

The Cost Accountant plays an active role in the site financials: Inventory (valorisation, reporting, Excess and Obsolete calculation and follow-up…), Capital expenditures follow-up,Direct labor efficiency, site costs controls,Revenue recognition. The objective is to have an accurate and compliant cost follow-up and ensure efforts focus on reduction/optimizing costs, to give an accurate financial picture of the economic performance of the site. He/she reports to the Business Unit Controller.


  • Monitors & follows the site performance versus Plan or Target (costs, margins, inventory, capex)
  • Follows, analyses and challenges the inventory including the E&O; provision.
  • Follows, analyses and challenges direct Labor efficiency, purchase costs, consumables.
  • Follows, analyses and challenges indirect costs not dedicated to Business units.
  • Calculates direct and indirect rates for inventory and projects valorization.
  • Follows the respect of the milestones for revenue recognition of our project based activity
  • Support the accounting team on ad-hoc request
  • Must be US Person


  • University level degree in Finance or Business

Experience:* *

  • 3 to 5+ years of experience in a similar position

Competencies:* *

  • Experience in integrated corporate financial systems, reporting tools and data base management systems (ERP systems such as Concur, Baan &/or Essbase knowledge is a plus).
  • Experience of effectively managing inventory.
  • Experience of standard costing.
  • Ability to lead local or regional budget processes.
  • Ability to drive accountability for results within the organization.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment & able to deliver results under pressure.

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Job Title: Cost Accountant-Operation Controller

Req ID: 10391BR

Location: Esterline Ohio

City: Xenia,

State/Province/County: Ohio

Country: United States

Full/Part-Time: Full-Time

Position Type: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor