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Cost Accountant

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Muscatine
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

HNI Corporation is a global family of industry-leading brands for the workplace and home dedicated to enhancing the spaces where people live, work, and gather. We pride ourselves on providing our members with promising career opportunities, excellent benefits, and a work environment where we all strive to make a positive impact on others, upholding our beliefs in integrity, inclusion and belonging.What We Need:We are looking for a Cost Accountant to join our Workplace Furnishings team in Muscatine, Iowa! In this role you will focus on the financial aspects of manufacturing with an emphasis on analyzing and reporting on patterns, trends, and influences that impact operations including costs, inventory, and compliance, and driving improvements in these areas.What You Will Do:

  • Facilitate and create clear, concise, and consolidated financial reporting including forecasts, monthly closes, quarterly budgets, and annual plans with a focus on delivering value added and insightful information for management decision making.
  • Drive Inventory improvements in expanded reporting, excess analysis, and coordination of bi-annual physical inventory counts with a focus on accuracy and guidance on targeted balances.
  • Drive processes with regards to budgeting/forecasting and standard costing together with the development of annual standard costs, including labor content and overhead allocations.
  • Understand and enforce company controls, policies and procedures utilizing SOX 404 narratives, internal accounting policies and recent internal audit findings
  • Understand factors and influences specific to the focus area of your groupWhat You Have:
    • Bachelors' Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience specific to finance or accounting, preferably within a manufacturing environment
    • Highly skilled with Excel
    • Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills, including root-cause analysis
    • Ability to communicate and influence effectively in both written and verbal correspondence
      HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. The residential building products segment is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020 and 2021 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. Check out our 2020 CSR Report here: https://www.hnicorp.com/social-responsibilityDiversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. Take a look at our DEI goals here: https://www.hnicorp.com/diversity-equity-and-inclusionWe offer Benefits on Day 1, including a new voluntary benefit, Daily Pay! To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit www.HNIbenefits.com.We also invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Davenport , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Muscatine, Iowa

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