Bilingual Cost Accountant in Louisville/Southern Indiana area at Talis Group

Date Posted: 4/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Talis Group’s client is an industry leading manufacturer. Company is seeking an experienced Bilingual (Spanish and English) Cost Accountant who will report to a Director in the Operations/Finance division in their Louisville, KY/Southern Indiana area facility. Cost Accountant works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and the financial impact. Position will calculate the costs of developing, producing and redesigning the company’s finished products necessary for submitting competitive quotes. Travel required including to Mexico facility. Competitive salary ($70k - $80k), employee benefits and relocation reimbursement.

Job Requirements

Highlighted Duties:

  • Prepare quotes with sales team; collaborate with engineers and operations when needed
  • Calculate costs based on analysis of manufacturing specifications, pricing schedules for labor/materials, and historical data
  • Analyzes post-production costs and uses data to inform future cost estimates
  • Assist with the implementation of cost accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) and labor routings are accurate and up to date (reflecting manufacturing practices)
  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against Standard/Budget and report monthly
  • Use detailed cost analysis to recommend cost reductions

Highlighted Requirements:


  • Fluency in English and Spanish required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or Accounting required
  • 2+ years’ experience as a cost estimator or similar role in manufacturing
  • Excellent MS Office skills and ERP experience
  • Must be organized, accurate and thrive under deadline pressure in this critical role
  • Strong analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Must be available for travel including to Mexico


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