Cost Accountant

MacLean Power Systems - Pelham, AL

Posted 909 days ago
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The Cost Accountant is based out of the Pelham, Alabama area and reports to the Controller of the Birmingham divisions.  The objective of this role is to help make MacLean Power Systems effortless to do business with.  The candidate will be responsible for reflecting the financial acumen for the operations and become a business partner to all analytics as it relates to the products, activities and support function of this manufacturing facility and product lines produced.  



  • Perform all Financial and Accounting activities to support the three Birmingham manufacturing operations
  • Creation and maintenance of daily, weekly and monthly metrics in support of the local management team
  • G/L coding and/or review of purchase order requisitions
  • PPV report maintenance
  • Freight tracking, analysis and monthly posting to the G/L
  • Labor tracking related duties
  • Perform month-end close transactions
  • Prepare required financial analysis reports and activities
  • Assist the A/P and A/R staff as needed
  • Perform internal audit procedures and assist with MF Corporate and external auditors for year-end requirements
  • In general, act as the “support arm” for the Operations Controller and be involved in all decisions relating to the financial performance of the Birmingham Divisions.

Desired Skills and Experience


Individuals should be exceptionally organized, detail oriented, articulate and concise; have the ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with other employees and customers; and have demonstrated the ability to multi-task and think on their feet in high-pressure business situations.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college/university and 1-2 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • CMA or CPA preferred, but not required
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communications. Strong computer skills
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently.
  • Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Resourcefulness in solving problems, strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, superior professionalism and judgment

About this company

MacLean Power Systems

MacLean Power Systems, a MacLean-Fogg Company, is a leading manufacturer of products used by utilities for building transmission and distribution lines and substations. Today, MacLean Power Systems operates out of nine manufacturing facilities worldwide and sells to countries across the globe. MPS has six production facilities located in the United States giving the company a highly flexible supply chain that provides unparalleled service levels and quality for our customers.

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