Assistant Controller/Cost Accounting

Jupiter Aluminum Corp
Hammond, IN
May 27, 2017
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Job Description

Assist with managing by providing information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist management, and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company's future.


Develop and maintain product costs

Make recommendations for profitability improvements

Work with Operations to improve inventory controls

Participate in physical inventory verifications

Analyze plant costs and capital spending requests

Maintain fixed asset records

Prepare monthly journal entries

Perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts to supporting detail

Assist the Controller with internal and external financial reporting requirements

Provide support for year-end and lender audits

Assist with preparation of annual budget and periodic financial projections

Perform other accounting and finance related duties as assigned


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

MBA and/or CPA preferred

Minimum 5 years' experience

Cost accounting experience

Advanced proficiency with MS-Office applications

Advanced excel skills (pivot tables, formulas etc.)

Experience working with ERP systems


Financial Management

Technical Capacity

Ethical Conduct

Communication Proficiency

Ability to work well with ambiguity

Work Environment

This job operates in an office setting located within manufacturing Plant facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Company Description
Jupiter Aluminum Corporation is an aluminum mill and provides mill finish and painted coils. The company was founded in 1992 and is privately owned.

The company serves mainly the Building and Construction markets, but also supplies Service Centers and Federal and State Governmental agencies.

Jupiter Aluminum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Affirmative Action/Minorities/Female/Veterans/ Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Hammond, IN


Wed, 24 May 2017 19:09:16 PDT