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Gates Corporation Cost Accountant in Brandon, South Dakota

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.Let's simplify it...think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, and 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?WHAT TO EXPECTAs an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our global team. Located in our Brandon, SD office, you will be you will be responsible for performing and completing various accounting functions including coordinating with the Engineering and Operations Departments to ensure cost operations are accurate and up to date.Key responsibilities (to name a few):Analyze the Material Cost proposed changes by investigating and documenting the driving factors, ensuring they are aligned to the Budget Costs - document the review and prepare supporting documentationCreate and update BOMs, Routes, and associated costing activities for new and existing part numbersPrepare weekly inventory reporting of Raw/WIP/MRO Inventory and daily production to-stock reportingPrepare and reconcile month-end inventory reports to the General LedgerProcess the associated journal entries including preparation, recording and collection of supporting documentationComplete the final month-end to-stock reporting and prepare the associated Cost of Production journal entries including preparation, recording, and collection of supporting documentationABOUT YOUBachelor"s Degree in Accounting or Finance required2 - 5 years of progressive accounting experience; preferred cost accounting/accounts payable experiencePrevious experience in a manufacturing environment preferredExceptional attention to detail and accuracy, organization skills, work ethic, and high level of integrity requiredStrong team player; proactively able to step in to support other team members as needed and share knowledge to allow cross training of all functions, builds collaborative relationshipsMust be able to work well under pressure, effectively handle conflict, and demonstrate flexibility in work style to accommodate changing priorities and fixed deadlinesAbility to work effectively and independentlyGood communication and interpersonal skillsStrong proficiency with ERP/Financial systems/Epicor or CMS experience a plusStrong proficiency with Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel and using complex formulas, pivot tables, and macrosMust be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without sponsorshipPAY and BENEFITSFull-TimeMedical, Dental, Vision insurance and other voluntary benefit options:benefits beginonthe first day of the month immediately following your date of hireEligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation + 11 holidays (9 scheduled and 2 floating) + 8 sick days. All vacation days are accrued401(k):3% company contribution and additional 3% company matchTuition ReimbursementLearn more about the benefits we provide atWHY GATES?Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as 'One Gates' and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers" diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.While we expect the best we also want to give you the best. That"s why at Gates we provide an environment where people can succeed from our policy of 'Dress for your Day' (yes - that means you can wear jeans), health club reimbursement, to our ownership of your work/life balance and more. Visit to learn more.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of