Cost Accountant
Opportunity Awaits!
Blaine, MN 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
$2,000 Signing Bonus - Opportunity Awaits!

Carley Foundry, Inc. is a manufacturer of premium quality castings located in Blaine, Minnesota. We are proudly making products in America and are seeking an experienced Cost Accountant to join our team!

Requirements:  This position requires an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of one-year cost accounting experience.  Experience with manufacturing accounting in a standard costing environment preferred.  The primary objectives of this position are to provide management with the tools they need to understand production costs costs, efficiencies, deficiencies, and help make recommendations to maximize profitability. 

Salary Range:  $70,000 - $80,000 per year

Job duties include but not limited to:
  • Coordinate semi-annual physical inventory 
  • Review and close completed jobs
  • Run manufactured variances
  • Analyze job close variances and make recommendations to management on how to reduce variances
  • Review standard costs on purchased and manufactured parts
  • Prepare standard cost rolls
  • Review outside service operations for accuracy
  • Prepare profitability reports
  • Calculate overhead, quote, and process rates
  • Coordinate inventory cycle counts
  • Issue materials to jobs and verify accuracy
  • Maintain work centers and processes in our ERP system
  • Calculate scrap percentages on materials
  • Complete month-end close reconciliations for inventory accounts in a timely manner
  • Monitor indirect labor costs
  • Calculate monthly inventory and WIP reserves
  • Allocate expenses to cost centers
  • Assist with year-end audit preparation
  • Prepare manual journal entries
  • Maintain various Excel spreadsheets
  • Various duties as assigned

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Understand job costing in a standard cost environment
  • Experience using ERP software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong understanding of the general ledger
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Reliable and ability to meet deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Accuracy driven
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task and work with time constraints
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Proficient with Microsoft programs

Why work on our Carley Foundry Team?
You will have the opportunity to be part of our accounting team in a business casual environment. This is a full time, on-site, permanent position.

Come meet with us to learn more about our Cost Accountant opportunity. We are scheduling in person interviews. Our manufacturing facility is state of the art and very impressive!

About Carley Foundry: 

We produce premium quality, award-winning castings for the most demanding customers in a variety of markets. Our goals are 100% on-time deliveries, 100% acceptable castings, and complete responsiveness to all of our customer's needs. We are driven to be the finest sand, permanent mold, and investment foundry.

We are a third-generation, family-owned business that was established in 1955.  Our pride in our quality and our attention to detail keeps us moving forward.
Check out our website for more details about our company at -


 401(k), health, dental, life, short term disability insurance, 10 paid holidays, PTO paid time off program, Wellness Program, Quarterly Wellness Challenges,  Employee Assistance Program, Annual Holiday Party & Company Picnic, Christmas Bucks, Modern lunchroom with Company sponsored fruit, hydration packets, periodic sponsored lunches, heat index program and more.  Come check us out!

AT CARLEY YOU ARE A PERSON NOT A NUMBER. YOU WILL WANT TO COME JOIN OUR TEAM.  Check out the details at   - CONTACT - Career Opportunities
Carley Foundry, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local laws.



Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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