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Cost Accountant Job

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a Cost Accountant in Assumption, Illinois. As a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions; AGCO delivers effective, high-tech solutions for those working to feed the world’s population, from planting to storage and everything in between.


Grow with Us

As the Cost Accountant you will be a key member of the operations finance team partnering with the Plant Controllers while having direct reporting lines into the North America Operations Controller.   Responsibilities include but not limited to supporting the Operation Team by monitoring and reviewing inventory reporting, perform month end closing procedures, assisting in the annual budget process, preparing internal financial/costing reports, and ensuring that proper internal controls are in place and accounting policies are in accordance with US GAAP and Company policy.  


Your Impact

  •  Improving inventory process and controls
  • Analyze inventory valuations
  • Coordinate annual physical inventory for all US operations
  • Assist in cycle counting process overview, and supervise cycle count auditor
  • Assist in internal and external audits
  • Performing month end journal entries
  • Consolidate data from the plants on a weekly and monthly basis for reporting purposes
  • Assist with cost rolls, as needed
    Your Skills
  • BS Accounting minimum requirement
  • 1-2 Years in manufacturing preferred
  • SOX and SAP knowledge preferred
  • Ability to analyze data and develop strategic recommendations.
  • Communication skills both verbally & in written format.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Passion to continually improve personal and business performance
  • Attention to detail
  • Technical acumen towards cost accounting
  • The ability to work independently on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open minded, natural curosity, and customer, market and product orientated.
  • Achievement/ result oriented, consistent, and good organizational skills.


AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices that fit your life including: medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, a 401k match, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.


A World of Opportunities

Our AGCO family lives in many places around the world with manufacturing, sales and administrative sites spanning the globe: from Finland to China, the US to Germany, France to Brazil. We are a team of more than 20,000 employees in over 35 countries. As a company, we benefit from the perspective, experience and ideas that come from our naturally diverse team. Our strong, modern brands, such as Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, meet a wide variety of farmer needs and are well-known around the world.


Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit to help us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people!


AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected status as provided by law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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