Cost Accountant-Newton, IL

Job Details

Division: Skyline Steel LLC

Location: Newton, IL, United States  

Other Available Locations: Illinois

Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Skyline is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Cost Accountant.  Job responsibilities include: Participate in the monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes, and journal entry preparation for the Newton Plant. Prepare monthly account reconciliations. Ensure accuracy, understanding and consistency of application and ensure compliance with GAAP.  Provide frequent and timely support to various business partners throughout the organization. Maintain financial records in compliance with company policies. Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis. Establish standard costs and update them as appropriate. Generate variance reports and analyze findings against Standard Cost. Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies and create cost-benefit analyses. Other accounting functions include but are not limited to assisting with the annual physical inventory count, capital expenditure tracking and reporting, analyzing sales and expenditures, creating plant annual budget and monthly forecast. Successful candidates will exhibit a strong commitment to safety in all job aspects


Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  2. One to two years of related experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. CPA or MBA
  2. Manufacturing experience
  3. Experience with Microsoft office products

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace