Cost Accounting Manager

/Cost Accounting Manager

Website hixensearch Hixen Search Group

Is Relocation Available? : Yes. Full relocation available

Title: Cost Accounting Manager


Hixen Search Group is working with a global manufacturing company that recently relocated their corporate headquarters to Columbus. The company is an industry leader and creates household products used globally. They are looking for future leaders within finance and are adding this Cost Accounting Leader role to make an immediate impact. The successful candidate will be forward thinking and enjoys improving processes.


  • Design and implement cost accounting systems
  • Develop and implement cost standards for the entire company
  • Prepare cost reports to be presented to executive leadership
  • Develops variance reporting and various other cost reports
  • Works with Plant Controllers to establish and track KPI’s
  • Ad-hoc process improvement, reporting, and data projects as assigned

Why This Opportunity:

  • Opportunity to be the top Cost Accounting position in the company and build out the team and department – this role reports to the CFO!
  • Company is currently growing rapidly and is expecting to grow by 100% over the next 5 years
  • Opportunity to work directly with executive leadership and really make an impact
  • Company culture is outstanding with passionate leadership and great employee buy-in

Desired Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years cost accounting experience with a large manufacturing company is required
  • Experience with M3 software is a plus
  • Experience with multi-plant and/or global costing
  • Experience with Allocations vs. Overhead, transfer pricing,  time studies & plant analysis
  • Excellent communicator – ability to communicate with various levels of employees and make connections with non-finance operations partners

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