Kopp Glass is seeking to fill a newly created role for a full-time Senior Cost Accountant to provide valuable managerial accounting and financial analysis in support of operations at its integrated Pittsburgh-based glass manufacturing business. We are seeking a dynamic finance professional who brings a deep level managerial/cost accounting expertise and a proven track record of working across all levels of an organization to provide broad-level support at every step of the value chain including the areas of production, inventory management, supply chain, facilities, R&D, and capital budgeting. The Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for various operational focused accounting functions, management of the standard costing system, inventory management and controls, production analysis, metrics, and reporting, and financial trend and variance analyses. The focus of this position is on providing best practices, data-driven analyses, insights, and recommendations that drive decision-making, enhanced utilization of the established ERP system, and continuously improve the control of inventories and effectiveness of the established costing system in a job shop environment. In addition to providing day-to-day support for core operations, the Senior Cost Accountant will also be joining the company at an exciting time with opportunity to support strategic growth initiatives, including the planning and design of costing systems, ERP system integration, and inventory management processes at a newly established satellite R&D center that is home to innovative early-stage advanced glass technologies. This is a full-time, onsite salaried exempt role based at our Corporate Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.
What makes this opportunity unique?
Kopp Glass manufactures custom technical glass solutions across several market segments, including aerospace and defense, safety and signal lighting, energy and power distribution, and industrial, scientific, and medical equipment. The Plant Accountant brings proven analytical abilities and experience to sort through data and prepare meaningful information and insights to assist executive and frontline management with decision making, financial deliverables, and business performance metrics and reporting. The successful candidate will bring a “roll up the sleeves” approach to getting things done and a demonstrated ability to build productive working relationships at all levels of a similar-sized manufacturing organization.
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About Kopp Glass
At Kopp we recognize that great employees are what truly differentiates us from our competitors, and we demonstrate that belief by continuously challenging, developing, and rewarding those who help us achieve our mission. We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package with options for medical and wellness care, 401(k) retirement plan, paid vacation and holidays, and more. You’ll be joining a company with a solid, industry-leading reputation for technical excellence and expertise in glass science, materials, and optical engineering. We are driven to be the very best, and we want people on our team who are dedicated to this mission.
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