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Senior Cost Accountant

Date: Nov 3, 2022

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Who We Are Looking For

The Senior Cost Accountant is a key member of the operations finance team partnering with the Plant Controllers while having direct reporting lines into the Cost Accounting Manager. 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 verify savings, respectively, ensuring that proper internal controls are in place and accounting policies are in accordance with US GAAP and Company policy. 


What You Will Do

  • Analyze and assist plants with financial reports related to expenditures and inventory
  • Perform operational and financial analyzes within business units and present findings and recommendation to manager
  • Assist in streamlining business processes at business unit level to achieve business goals
  • Assist in preparation and evaluation of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Prepare internal reporting package including operating metrics, financial controls and performance indicators that will help in improving business performance
  • Work with plants to improve inventory process and controls
  • Assist in cycle counting process overview


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 Years in manufacturing


A Plus If You Have

  • CPA or CMA
  • SOX and SAP knowledge
  • Ability to analyze data and develop strategic recommendations.
  • Passion to continually improve personal and business performance
  • Technical acumen towards cost accounting


What We Offer

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!


ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.


POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.


MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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