Cost Accountant – Manufacturing / Fortune 500 in Shelbyville, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/15/2022

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JobID: 388069

Cost Accountant – Manufacturing / Fortune 500

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for a Cost Accountant for our client’s Shelbyville TN area operation.  This is a direct hire position with a competitive salary, bonus, full benefits, and has some flexible work opportunity. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Fortune 500 industry leader with serious growth potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage month-end close activities for Distribution @ Transportation (D&T) lines of P&L including journal entries, accruals, and reconciliations
  • Provide month-end reporting, variance analysis, and presentation support for results explanations to operations teams, business leaders, and corporate stakeholders
  • Assist with cost savings analysis, project reviews, and tracking to meet business unit savings goals
  • Manage capital budgets, project approvals, and asset activation for the D&T team
  • Assist with understanding space requirements for the Distribution Center (DC) and determining costs per pallet for analysis
  • Review and approve inventory Cycle Count reports and work with team to ensure corporate policy compliance
  • Review Quality block/hold inventory at DC and assist in resolution
  • Support both internal and external audit requests
  • Assist with building the annual operations budget
  • Work with the department to support the implementation of new processes and process improvements as needed including documentation of processes and procedures 
  • Complete other ad hoc analysis, projects, and requests as needed


  • 2+ years of experience in accounting/finance field, preferably in a manufacturing, distribution, warehouse, or transportation environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance 
  • CPA / MBA are a plus but not a requirement
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • SAP, PowerBI and/or Hyperion is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to convert and convey complex ideas and problems into an understandable framework
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of finance and accounting
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Cross-functional teamwork experience
  • Self-motivated in achieving goals
  • Consumer Products Industry experience a plus

Please send resumes to Kathleen Rouse at and contact me directly at 770-635-1347.

*** Interested Candidates Should Apply Now ***


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