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Requisition ID:  53955

Cost Accountant



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At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

Primary Objective:


Performs routine and special cost analyses used to prepare various reports in support of the company’s manufacturing efforts in accordance with corporate and divisional policies and procedures. Provides adequate and accurate manufacturing cost information for all sites supporting Residential and Commercial carpet manufacturing.


Major Function and Scope:


  • Work with upper management to ensure proper costing and reasonability.
  • Budget preparation – Check specification sheets for all budget forecasts. Assist in reviewing standards with industrial engineers and making necessary changes. Review budget sheets for errors. Input new Product Costs into both Cams and SAP systems.
  • Update standard costs as appropriate (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Analyze standard costing results and understand drivers to assist the business/management in key decisions (including foreign currency)
  • Performs costing simulations as requested
  • Maintain and review the general ledger and reconcile balance sheets
  • Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies ensuring accuracy and analysis for improvements
  • Assist and backup junior team members in their absence and help document those processes, as well as improve them where needed.
  • Prepare daily and weekly inventory reports and inventory obsolesce and any ad hoc inventory reporting, along with month-end inventory reporting activities.
  • Verifies that inventory statistical and financial reports are accurate and in compliance; ensures appropriate documentation is developed and maintained as required by the organization and/or GAAP standards and methodology; ensures a current and historical library is maintained on all department/project activity, financial and statistical. 
  • Oversees and audits departmental and off-site warehousing inventory expenses, records, and reports, to detect deviations from established policies, procedures, or any fraudulent or wasteful activity; resolve daily accounting variances and other related issues to ensure compliance to company, SOX, and other regulatory agencies and guidelines.
  • Perform activities related to month and year-end closing


Type of Experience and Knowledge:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, is required.
  • 3+ years of experience with cost accounting in a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Inventory Cost Experience in a multi-site, manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and Email, required)
  • Good understanding of accounting concepts, terminology, practices, and principles.
  • Understanding of the concepts, practices, systems, and terminology of inventory management.
  • SAP experience is a must, with a preference for experience with SAP product costing and inventory management.
  • Knowledge of database systems: AS400, CAMs, and SAP Business Intelligence is a Plus




  • Ability to assist with the management of the department’s budget, while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational, problem-solving, and Detailed Oriented.
  • Understands the fundamentals of the business and establishes priorities in line with the needs of the business.
  • Effective in dealing with individuals at differing levels, internal and external to the organization.


Other Pertinent Job Information:


We are located in Calhoun, GA. We are flexible with remote when needed, but this is primarily an in office role. 



Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

Nearest Major Market: Calhoun

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