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Accounting Assistant

Cleveland, OH

Posted: 03/24/2023 Position Categories: Accounting Pay Rate: 60k

Job Description

An optical manufacturer company is seeking an Accounting Assistant to support its Cleveland Ohio site.

The position’s scope includes:

  • General Ledger accounting including BS account reconciliations, intercompany activity reconciliation, and account maintenance and analysis.
  • Monitor, maintain and improve cost accounting systems.
  • Work with manufacturing personnel to open, close and analyzing work orders.
  • Analyze, and investigate variances against standards costs as needed.
  • Ensure the accuracy of standard cost systems.
  • Work with customer service to ensure accuracy of orders and assist with forecasting.
  • Interface with A/P, A/R, F/A, Payroll Shared Services organization to evaluate, and analyzes company expenses as needed.
  • Research purchase price variance and recommend actions.
  • Assist management with the preparation for and execution of physical inventory.
  • Assist with cycle counting and reduction of inventory
  • Assist with yearend audits, and reporting.
  • Perform budget vs actual analysis.
  • Ad hoc reporting including ability to import database files to excel to create meaningful reports.
  • Other responsibilities as required.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree; accounting degree preferred
  • Cost accounting experience.
  • Direct work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good analytical and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • ERP experience.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Microsoft suite a must.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel.


Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.


Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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