Cost Accountant

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Pine Bluff, AR, United States
Business unit
Flexible Packaging
Finance / Controlling / Accounting
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    Your Mission

    • Analysis of daily production orders, reviewing paperwork for correctness of raw materials consumption, process costs incurred and finished good produced
    • Monitors production virtual inventories daily
    • Coordinates with production the proper reporting of machine hours per order
    • Reviews standard and actual costs for variances and analyzes variances
    • Analyzes and monitors raw material and WIP inventories
    • Maintains the integrity of the inventory system and its standardization
    • Reviews and monitors purchase orders and work across departments to determine purchase price variance and its impact on actual vs standard costs
    • Manage daily/weekly/monthly raw material usage including reconciliation through inventory counts.
    • Establishes cycle counts and wall-to-wall physical inventory counts, investigating variances that might arise
    • Monitors bill of materials to ensure standard costs correctness
    • Validates the cost of goods sold and inventory changes as part of the month-end close
    • Reviews the spare parts inventory
    • Maintains the accuracy of the cost center accounting across departments
    • Assists during the month end close of the General Ledger
    • Processes AP invoices for vendor payments
    • Supports in the development of machine rates and process costs
    • Verify correct pricing on invoicing to customers
    • Generate daily, weekly, and monthly costs reports based upon key metrics.
    • Work to develop basic skill sets of other team members in areas which impact cost accounting (receiving, purchasing, production)
    • Other duties as they arise.

    Your Profile

    • 2-4 years of experience in Cost Accounting in Manufacturing.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred with emphasis on Accounting, Finance, or another applicable field.
    • Basic accounting ERP knowledge (SAP preferred)
    • Strong understanding of business processes
    • Strong ability to conduct research, analyze data, and resolve complex problems
    • Basic standard cost knowledge
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship building skills.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team with a positive attitude
    • High attention to detail and accountability in analytical assessments, but with the aptitude to maintain a big picture perspective
    • Effective skills to build relationships and productively interface with all levels of the Business
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a strong focus on Excel

    We Offer

    • Benefits first of the month following hire date - full medical, dental, vision, life insurance.
    • 401k Retirement Savings Plan
    • An interesting job within the packaging & paper industry
    • To be part of a successful multicultural company
    • An empowering environment
    • Training opportunities (e.g., The Mondi Academy)

    Get in touch:

    We strive to create a culture that inspires our people to reach their full potential. Going the extra mile – for colleagues and customers – our people are what drives our passion for performance, and are the key ingredient of Mondi’s success. Be part of our future. Should you need further information, please contact Codi Simmons at

    Only CVs uploaded onto our online career platform (e.g. will be taken into consideration. With your application, you will be redirected to our recruiting platform. After creating an account, you will receive an activation link. If you do not find the email in your inbox, please check your spam folder or add the address to your “safe list” or address book.


    Benefits: Company retirement; Health benefits; Learning & Development; Volunteering program and activities