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Exide Technologies Cost Analyst/Accountant in Milton, Georgia


The Cost Analyst/Accountant position will maintain the bill-of-materials (BOM) and costing in JD Edwards and serve as the key position in the implementation of the annual cost update.

This high visibility position will also assist with monthly inventory reconciliations, the month-end close process, and several critical functions and analyses involving inventory accounting.


Duties include the following:

  • Maintain bill-of-materials (BOM), Item Master, and routing in JD Edwards to ensure proper inventory costing.

  • Implement annual cost update.

  • Generate and manage approvals for scrap/obsolescence reports.

  • Reconcile in-transit inventory accounts and work with the field to get transactions cleared.

  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts to inventory subledger monthly.

  • Third-party vendor inventory management

  • Monitor key General Ledger accounts daily for problems with production, receiving and shipping.

  • Assist with the month-end close process.

  • Assist with the annual Physical Inventory as required.


Required Skills/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • 3 - 8 years direct accounting experience in Cost Accounting preferred.

  • Bill of Materials (BOM) and inventory reconciliation interest a plus.

  • Excellent organization, time-management and communication skills.

  • Strong PC and analytical skills. (Pivot tables and VLOOKUP in Excel.)

  • Ability to work independently.

  • ERP experience (i.e. JD Edwards or Oracle) a plus.


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-2120

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time