Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Cost Accountant at our company headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana - conveniently located near Bristol, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Goshen, IN, Middlebury, IN, South Bend, IN, White Pigeon, MI, Three Rivers, MI, Cassopolis, MI, Dowagiac, MI, and Niles, MI.
Dexter is an industry leader with a highly developed distribution network and plants in the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Texas and in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta in Canada. Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service.
In 2013, Dexter expanded our product offering with the acquisition of Unique Functional Products (UFP), a leading axle manufacturer in the marine industry. In the late 2014, Dexter Axle Company also acquired AL-KO Axis. In 2015 Dexter acquired the Titan Brake and Actuator business. In September 2016, Dexter purchased Rockwell American. In December of 2016, Dexter purchased the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen’s from the IMT Group. In February of 2017, Dexter purchased the axle, brake and actuation business assets from Tie Down Engineering. Dexter is well known for providing superior quality, service, and support.
For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.
Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.
Reporting to the Cost Accounting Manager, the Cost Accountant is responsible for conducting studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems. This position is responsible for analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided to determine effects on cost. Additional responsibilities include providing cost analysis and support during month end-closing, providing internal cost reporting to management as needed, and reconciling physical inventories at all plants. This position will also assist in the setup of standard cost in our operation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Position requires Bachelor Degree in Accounting or comparable discipline and at least 5 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be a quick learner, detail oriented, analytical, an effective verbal and written communicator, service oriented, confidential, have prior experience in a multi-plant operation, and have excellent Microsoft Excel skills, including utilizing lookups and pivot tables.