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We have amazing Benefits! Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Wellness, 401K, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance Program, Vacation Days, Disability, Employee Stock Option Plan.

* We provide Discounted Tickets to hotels, movies, theme parks, shows and more…
* We are proud supporters of local and national charities.
* We are environmentally conscious and responsible
* We provide immense growth opportunity!


ClosetMaid is the worldwide leader in home storage and organization, offering innovative wire and laminate/wood storage systems for use in bedrooms, kitchens, family rooms, laundry rooms, home offices, garages, and more. Our products are sold in many countries world-wide, and ClosetMaid is one of the most widely recognized brand names in ventilated wire storage and organization in the United States. Our Customers range from large retailers to independent authorized dealers to the individual shopper at home.

Our mission is to be the Global Leader in innovative home storage products by surpassing customer expectations of products, quality, service and merchandising.

ClosetMaid is dedicated to progress. In the highly competitive global markets that we serve, progress is essential to our very survival. Our goal is to continue to make ClosetMaid a better place to work.

We are a business unit of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF)


As the Junior Cost Accountant, you will be an instrumental part of the company's finance and accounting team. You will be responsible for day to day cost accounting operations providing analytical, financial, and accounting support to the manufacturing plants. The position applies generally accepted accounting principles in providing information for use in short- and long-range planning and other areas as requested by management. The position provides recommendations to management in support of the achievement of Company goals.


In our ClosetMaid Headquarters in Ocala, FL.


* Perform month-end closing requirements and analysis, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations related to inventory.
* Prepare monthly variance analysis for operations
* Monitor and control budget spending and reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
* Develop financial forecasts, assesses and communicates risks and opportunities to achieving the forecasted performance.
* Maintain accurate standard costs for manufacturing products
* Work with manufacturing leaders to identify and monitor progress of projects aimed at improving profitability
* Coordinate with stakeholders and review monthly financial results
* Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and performance metrics
* Work with production planning department to maintain control of inventory and inventory processes
* Assist with fixed assets reporting, product costing, budgets, and physical inventory audits
* Assist with requests of internal and external auditors
* Prepare weekly inventory flash for comparison to forecast
* Maintain and update the inventory master files as required
* Maintain and update bills of materials
* Reconcile drop ship/ direct import orders to supplier orders and customer invoices
* Assist with physical inventories and cycle count programs
* Follow and refine the Company's established accounting and internal control related standard operating procedures in accordance with SOX
* Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal
* Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs,


* Bachelor's degree in accounting field, or related experience
* 1+ years of General Accounting experience
* 3+ years of operational experience with an emphasis on manufacturing
* Working knowledge of cost accounting/general accounting
* Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
* Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
* Strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques
* Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes

Work Authorization

ClosetMaid will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer

ClosetMaid is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by contacting Human Resources at 1-352-401-6396 or by sending an email to Careers@ClosetMaid.com to make appropriate arrangements.

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