Cost Accountant

Ellettsville, IN
Full Time
Are you a seasoned Accountant who enjoys delving into the complexities of business costs? Do you thrive in an environment where your expertise directly impacts operational efficiency and financial success? If so, we want you to be a key player in our dynamic and innovative team!

Smithville, an established and trusted provider of Internet, Voice, Security, and Enterprise data services, is seeking a Senior Accountant (Cost). Recognized nationally as a Top 100 broadband provider, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide our customers with excellent customer service and prompt solutions to their needs. While the company has grown to be Indiana's largest privately held telecommunications company, its core family-focused values make it unique. Smithville maintains more than 3,000 miles of high-capacity fiber in the state of Indiana and a 100 Gigabit fiber ring with full redundancy that serves large-scale businesses and enterprise-level operations.

The Senior Accountant will plan, study, and collect data to determine the costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor. As a Senior Accountant, you will prepare estimates of new and proposed products and project costs while providing management with reports that compare factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

Cost Accounting
  • Develop, analyze, and support standard cost for materials and labor and track changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services to determine effects on cost.
  • Develop fully loaded labor rates.
  • Maintain and ensure integrity of the Cost Accounting System.

  • Collaborate with other departments to gather accurate data, understand production processes and ensure compliance with inventory management procedures.
  • Lead and engage in process improvement initiatives, identify best practices and implement processes to enhance efficiencies and reduce costs.
  • Support Operations management staff with monitoring, analyzing, and explaining cost variances.
  • Coordinate periodic physical counts and cycle counts in a warehouse material and corresponding reconciliation.
  • Prepare periodic reports comparing standard/estimate costs to actual production costs.
  • Support the month-end close of the general ledger and complete account reconciliations as needed.
  • Assist with the year-end audit as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.
  • Minimum of three years of Cost Accounting in an operations or manufacturing environment.
  • Must have a strong cost systems background and excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
  • Must have strong computer skills, including excellent Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word.
  • Experience with Manufacturing Accounting and Production Information Control Systems (MAPICS) is a plus.
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on the development and analysis of cost standards.
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Insurance Plans include Medical, Prescription, and Vision.
  • Company-Paid Insurance, including Dental, Term Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability.
  • Voluntary Insurance. 
  • Health Savings Account with generous annual company contributions to your HSA.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Discounted company products and services.
  • Other Amazing Offerings: Tuition Reimbursement, Annual Celebrations, Paid Training, and much more!

For nearly 100 years, Smithville has been and is a locally grown, family-owned, cutting-edge, live-where-we-work, stand-by-our-products, part-of-the-neighborhood, wildly-Hoosier technology company in the heart of Southern Indiana. We provide the best technology services without sending you across the globe for support. We love our services and Indiana. We think you will too!

Review of employment applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Smithville is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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