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Job Title: Cost Accounting Manager

City: Lake Forest

State: Illinois

Job Description

Job Title: Cost Accounting Manager

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois


Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team!  We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Cost Accounting Manager to join our Accounting team at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL. 

The Cost Accounting Manager will be responsible for:

o   Responsible for computation and analysis of capitalized raw material variances, production variances, and labor and overhead variances.

o   Monitor, analyze and report on company’s raw material rebates and hedges.

o   Performs all areas of standard costing including development of raw material standards, conversion costs and reconciliation between standard and actual.

o   Conduct inventory transactional accounting.

o   Monitor numerous facilities activities.

o   Oversee the training and development of the staff.

o   Designs our future through leadership to identify areas of improvement in policies, procedures and operating methods.

o   Drive to implement solutions that address specific issues or provide improved efficiencies.

o   Seek solutions using technology-based processes.

Job Requirements

To be considered for the Cost Accounting Manager opportunity, candidates should possess: 


o   BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

o   MBA or other advanced degree in related field highly desirable.

o   CPA certification a plus.


o   8-10 +years professional and progressive cost accounting and/or plant accounting experience.

o Prior team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching and mentoring a diverse staff.


o Proficient in MS Office with high proficiency in Excel.

o Proficient in large, automated financial systems such as SAP, Oracle, JDE, or Hyperion.

o GAAP/IFRS knowledge related to Inventory and Cost of Sales.

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.

o Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers.

o Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills.

o Exercise sound judgment with the ability to take calculated risks and make risk/return recommendations.

o Solid project management capabilities with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously from origin through execution.

o Ability to be discreet with confidential information.

o Ability to work a flexible schedule during key business deadlines.

o Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link: 


The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.

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