Cost Controller

    • Tampa, FL

Kforce has a client in search of a Cost Controller in Tampa, FL. Core job duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of accounting related to inventory and production processes for cultivation, extraction, processing and manufacturing within the state of Florida
  • Develop effective and efficient month-end close process as it relates to inventory and cost accounting processes
  • Technical accounting expert and decision maker on cultivation and manufacturing policy and procedures in accordance with US GAAP and SOX internal control requirements
  • Drive cycle counting, periodic physical inventory internal audits, and support annual external audits
  • Update analysis for new product launches, department costing, and cost allocations as needed
  • Develop and maintain a BOM review process, update significant costing changes related to raw materials
  • Work closely with Senior Controller on development of benchmarks for the measurement of company financial performance goals, scorecards for cultivation and processing performance, and forecasts
  • Combine multiple data sources to build custom analyses and proactively track product trends
  • Proficiency in using visualization to convey analytical results and showcasing to Executive Leadership
  • Manage and mentor junior personnel in the accounting department
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget, rolling budget, and forecasts
  • Ensure the accuracy of the organization's financial results and reports
  • Account for any budget variances and report significant discrepancies to management
  • Analyze capital investments, contract negotiations, and pricing decisions
  • Interface as needed with shared service A/P and payroll functions

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred
  • At least 5-10 years of hands-on operational accounting experience; Controller or equivalent experience highly desirable
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Experienced in a dynamic role with a high level of written and oral communication skills
  • Analytically and communicatively intelligent
  • Focuses simultaneously on short- and long-term goals and ability to identify problems quickly
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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