Cost Accountant @ Thermotech

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for this opportunity to the website of the company and may also send copy of resume to my attention

Only candidates that meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

The Role

The Cost Accountant or designate will manage, co-ordinate and assist in the development and maintenance of product costs, the analysis of operational variances and the generation and maintenance of production metric reporting at A.P. Plasman Inc./Plasman Corp LLC facility.

  • Maintain check methods to confirm transaction entry to MRP system

  • Maintain Daily financial reports

  • Analyze DL/IDL variances on a daily basis

  • Perform scrap analysis

  • Assist with development of product costs for budget

  • Generate weekly reports to include material variance, direct labor variance and assist with variance analysis

  • Create bi-query reports as necessary

  • Make recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures

  • Assist with database maintenance/updating (Defect database)

  • Conduct standard cost updates and maintenance

  • Monitor MRP system for accuracy, including errors in receiving, production reporting, shipping and routings

  • Review production, shipping, receiving, and move ticket transactions as needed

  • Update and post all internal part number cross reference sheets where needed

  • Determine and recommend improvements in current standards

  • Assist the materials department with monthly inventory activities

  • Create product structure and maintain bills of material for all manufacturing goods

  • Produce proper documentation on questions regarding information that has been entered into the system

  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies

  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, with a focus on DL/IDL variances

  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close

  • Promote an atmosphere of team work at all times

  • Assist in any way to any employee, necessary to promote a successful operation emphasizing customer satisfaction

  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained

  • Complete any other duties as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements


Must possess a secondary school diploma or equivalent, with preference given to those who have completed some or all of a College level program.


Must have at least 1 year experience in a costing or inventory control setting with preference given to those who have 3-5 years of experience.


  • Understanding of expectations detailed through Organization Statements, Standards, Visions, Policies and Procedures (i.e. Mission, Values, Code of Conduct, Operational, Quality, and Environmental Health & Safety) as referenced in Employee Handbooks and communicated through Orientation and/or other training awareness opportunities

  • Additional training requirements may be identified based on plant-specific location (municipality/province/state/country) and/or operational needs that are commensurate with the duties, expectations and responsibilities of the role within the specific plant

  • Ability to perform well in high pressure situations

  • Possess sound financial and business insights

  • Meets expectation rating (rating score of 2 or 3) in all applicable Competencies as defined in the Performance Management Process.

  • Capable of independent travel to, from and within designated regions

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • Must be capable of performing the essential duties which include maximum safe lifts to the 75th percentile of the employee as determined by acceptable standards

  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus

Questions? Contact:

Joao Marcelino Controller P: 952-933-9400 x9420 M: 952-999-3160 D: 952-933-9420

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