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Finance & Accounting
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WD30099901252 Requisition #
Sr Cost Accountant

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter. 

What will you do?
Assist Controller in all area of costs and budgets through the review of operations and the criteria used for developing cost standards and expense budgets to establish an acceptable base for measuring product cost, expense control, and Plant performance

How will you do it?
  • Working with Global Procurement and Logistic team, develop and load annually material and freight standard costs into SAP. 
  • Review all BOM audits, make necessary changes. 
  • Instruct Materials, Planning and Engineering on errors and changes. 
  • Review labor routes, cost new parts, make sure BOM op levels and labor routes match.
  • Analyze standard costs on periodic basis and review variances including preparation of monthly volume/mix/price variance and OPS and Monthly bridges. 
  • Review and approve PPV savings & support Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Act as SOX internal auditor and coordinator for the department. 
  • Review all transactions associated with inventory (scrap, cycle counting, and obsolete).
  • Collect Scrap invoices
  • Support the Controller on profit plans and forecasts by analyzing financial data, and advise management of the monthly performance.
  • Prepare appropriation requests and the justification of same for capital expenditures to insure that the funds are being requested in accordance with the Corporate guidelines. 
  • Control capital expenditures per order investment
  • Random audit to accounts payable processing (Basware and Eroom systems)
  • Insure proper account distribution for work orders submitted through observation and review of work orders and the project status report. 
  • Review return material to suppliers and reconcile with Quality reports. 
  • Responsible for weekly/monthly freight reconciliation between projected freight costs and freight payments to ensure sufficient freight accrued. 
  • Explains book to physical differences and establishes procedures to eliminate inventory variances. 
  • Account Reconciliations (Reserves, Fixed assets, Sales, COGS, etc) 
  • Assist Plant Controller in balance sheet audits and internal audits. 
  • Review all credit card reconciliations and assure proper bookings. 
  • Analyze all construction-in-progress (CIP) projects, make sure all costs spent, billed, posted.
  • Roll CIP to fixed assets monthly
  • Submit to LABC Team all Fixed asset transfers and disposals. 
  • Support Regional Finance Process Lead PTP with Open PO analysis, assist MRO buyer with invoice approvals (Basware, Eroom), work with vendors on A/P issues
  • Support Regional Finance Process Lead PTP with reviewing A/P GRIR (Goods Received awaiting Invoice Receipt) and make necessary write offs. 
  • Comply with activities specified in JCI Safety Commitment Letter.
  • Participate in Safety Subcommittees and Safety Audits as required
  • Implement and maintain security policy, health and environment at work.
 

What we look for?

Bachelor’s Degree in accountant, administration or finances, minimum 5 years of experience, experience in general accounting, costs and inventories, Fluent of English language written and spoken, Strong Personal Computer working, capabilities in MS Office Suite, Hyperion, Mapics.


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