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Job Title:  Senior Cost Accountant

Requisition ID:  5534

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99216 Anytown, CT, US, 06101 Anytown, ID, US, 83816 Anytown, VA, US, 20120 Anytown, DC, US, 20001 Anytown, AL, US, 35005 Anytown, WI, US, 53001 Anytown, AR, US, 71630 Anytown, MS, US, 38601 Anytown, DE, US, 19707 Anytown, LA, US, 70032 Anytown, FL, US, 33805 Anytown, NH, US, 03031 Anytown, RI, US, 02801 Anytown, OH, US, 43127 Anytown, MI, US, 48377 Anytown, TX, US, 75006 Anytown, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J1N0 Anytown, OR, US, 97202 Anytown, ME, US, 04098 Anyown, UT, US, 84123 Anytown, WV, US, 24701 Anytown, ND, US, 58001 Anytown, HI, US, 96704 Anytown, SD, US, 57001 Anytown, WA, US, 98390 Anytown, KY, US, 40018 Anytown, AZ, US, 85001 Anytown, CO, US, 80503 Anytown, TN, US, 37363 Anytown, MD, US, 21061 Anytown, MN, US, 55177 Anytown, NC, US, 27609 Anytown, KS, US, 64030 Anytown, WY, US, 82001 Anytown, MO, US, 64120 Anytown, NV, US, 89012 Anytown, GA, US, 30093 Anytown, IA, US, 50001 Anytown, OK, US, 73008 Anytown, IL, US, 60446 Anytown, NJ, US, 07005 Anytown, IN, US, 46001 Anytown, NM, US, 87102 Anytown, MT, US, 59001 Anytown, NY, US, 13057 Anytown, SC, US, 29154 Anytown, MA, US, 01001 Anytown, PA, US, 19610 Anytown, CA, US, 91710

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Energy Systems line of business, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Perform a professional accounting process involving compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data for the business unit that comply with existing corporate financial policies and regulations. Work within an agreed plan and support / coach junior team members.  Ensure that reporting is correct, timely and compliant to procedures and legislation, identify any shortcomings and recommend improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply accounting practices and techniques to the classification and recording of data
  • Compile and analyze financial information and provide commentary and explanation on items of particular significance
  • Prepare, analyze and compose reports as required e.g., income statement, balance sheets, cost reports
  • Prepare annual budget submission and monthly forecasts
  • Plan, analyze and collect information to determine the cost of business activity and liaise with Plant Manager and operations on any key variances
  • Prepare estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Help in preparing month-end close of the general ledger
  • Maintain cost accounting system
  • Classify the costs accurately and generate PPV reports
  • Manage quarterly inventory reserves in accordance with company policy which follows GAAP guidance
  • Prepare selected balance sheet reconciliations and analysis to ensure accuracy and compliance with GAAP
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and perform analysis and reporting specific to standard cost variances (material, labor overhead variances)
  • Assist in the coordination of physical inventory and reconcile raw material, WIP and finish goods accounts
  • Provide variance analyses relating to manufacturing output variance, indirect material cost usage, PPV, and inventory cost, and absorption variances
  • Prepare product profitability report for the management and perform analyses of engineering BOM explosion of finish goods
  • Contribute to the development of accounting policies, procedures and guidelines for the business unit
  • This position may have supervisory responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications

  • Accounting degree
  • CPA designation
  • 6-10+ years of accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in statutory reporting requirements
  • SAP
  • Microsoft Office

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Spokane

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