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Senior Cost Accountant- Aurora, CO

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Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?

 

 

​​​​​​​Senior Cost Accountant- Aurora, CO

 

All over the world, Kärcher is synonymous with top performance, innovation, and quality. In the same way that our products stand out from others, we too stand out as an employer. As a family-owned company, mutual appreciation and trust are particularly important to us. At Kärcher you can expect extraordinary tasks, which is why we look for employees who show outstanding motivation, dedication, and team spirit. Only together can we create that which sets Kärcher apart – and each individual employee plays an important role in this. The difference is you!

 

 

purpose

Responsible for maintaining the Karcher North America (KNA) product costing, inventory, freight, monthly analysis, journal entries and reconciliations. Provides support to implement key initiatives in accordance with established policies. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely monthly close process including preparation of journal entries, validation of balances in accordance with company policies.
  • Scheduling of month end jobs in SAP and reconciliations of
    WMS (warehouse management systems) to SAP.
  • Daily activities and management of costing requests from business partners.
  • Creating and settling internal orders.
  • Various freight analyses and reporting.
  • Maintain cost accounting for all KNA sites including but not limited to setup and roll costs for all new parts, finished goods, assist with establishing work center and overhead rates for manufactured items on a yearly basis.
  • Coordinate with the material master, purchasing and engineering departments to resolve issues regarding purchase prices.
  • Support in planning and conduct physical inventories. 
  • Assist external auditors as needed.
  • Assist with the implementation of process improvements for streamlining procedures, standardizes and improves efficiency of process. 
  • Assist management with special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  

This individual must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, communicate well with their supervisor/team and multi-task effectively.

 

Education 

Bachelor’s degree in accounting

 

Experience

5 to 10 years of experience in accounting.

Cost accounting, manufacturing and SAP experience required.

CPA, CMA or CGMA preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be highly proficient with MS Excel.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing.
  • Must have good critical thinking skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to work through detailed analysis but also quickly recognize reasonableness of results.
  • Must be able to resolve costing issues by utilizing system resources.
  • Must work well collaboratively with team and other departments.
  • Disciplined work ethic and the capability to handle multiple projects.
  • Demonstrates a high level of people orientation and respect towards others.
  • Easily adapts to and demonstrates optimism during change.

 

 

 

 

 

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  These may be added, removed, changed or reassigned as needed to accommodate business requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Base Salary

$75,000- $88,000 per year 

 

Bonus 

Kärcher Incentive Plan- 10% 

 

Benefits

Kärcher has competitive benefit offerings for all full-time employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Employee, spouse, and child life insurance
  • HSA and FSAs for health care, child care, and commuting
  • 401k matching up to 4%
  • Paid holidays (11 per year)
  • Flexible PTO for exempt employees; generous PTO for non-exempt employees

 

  • Paid sick time
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • Employee purchase program for all Kärcher retail products
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Headquarters location equipped with onsite cafe and fitness center


Contact

Fabiana Valbuena

Talent Acquisition Manager

Kärcher North America, Inc.

6398 N. Kärcher Way

Aurora, CO  80019

Fabiana.valbuena@karcherna.com 

https://www.kaercher.com/us/careers.html

 

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Denver