• Cost Accountant

    Location US-MS-Booneville
    # Positions
    ACCO Brands
  • Position Summary



    Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.


    Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.


    We are seeking an experienced Cost Accountant to join our team at our Booneville, Mississippi campus.  This position will be responsible for providing financial and cost analysis support for local site management and our corporate headquarters' team in a dynamic and fast paced environment.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Develop summaries of financial results for presentation to the plant, distribution center and senior management on a monthly basis. 
    • Creating and processing journal entries, and preparing reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
    • Analyze plant labor, scrap, operational spending and inventory transactions against optimal manufacturing levels and to identify and recommend to plant management, key areas needing improvement.
    • Lead development and analysis of quarterly and annual standard costs, including assisting with the physical inventory and cycle count programs.
    • Responsible for forecast and analysis of manufacturing costs for the plant, while leading the communication of these results.
    • Participate in supporting lean initiatives by providing the information to support expected cost savings and tracking improvements in a way that would substantiate management decisions.
    • Monitor and enforce internal controls and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures and SOX; including assisting in the coordination of internal and external audits.
    • Responsible for preparing daily production reports. 
    • Prepares monthly book to perpetual analysis for raw material.
    • Special projects as needed.

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA a plus.
    • Minimum of 2+ years cost accounting experience in a commercial manufacturing environment.
    • Plant/manufacturing experience is required.
    • Experience with Lean manufacturing/inventory management principles is preferred.
    • Strong analytical abilities with knowledge of manufacturing standard cost, costing and accounting systems, are required.
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement various projects simultaneously.
    • Self-motivated, flexible and organized.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • The candidate must also have the interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with others to implement recommendations and change initiatives.
    • Ability to disseminate data and make timely decisions required.
    • Ability to meet/exceed deadlines required.
    • Experience with Oracle and SAP a plus. 


    About Us

    You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

    If you have touched a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of nearly $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth.  We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

    Apply and build your future with ACCO Brands.


    More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.


    Company Overview

    ACCO Brands markets products in over 100 countries across the globe through our own sales force and distribution networks.  


    As one of the world’s largest suppliers of school supplies and office products we pride ourselves in reaching the world on a daily basis with our products.  Companies, students, teachers, parents and business professionals alike in more than 100 countries use our products each day.  Here at ACCO Brands, we’re proud of our more than 100 years of industry leadership and innovation, and we’re focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products.  We look forward to continuing our tradition by hiring talented individuals guided by a spirit of innovation.


    Our industry-leading brands and products include AT-A-GLANCE® and Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones and many others.



    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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