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Tooling Accountant-11617-2

Location : North Nashville
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing
Job Category : Accounting/Tax

Job Description :

Our client is in need of a Tooling Accountant. As a key member of the Finance team for the Division, the Tooling Accountant will report to the Controller for the Division and assume an operational and strategic role in reporting accuracy. The Tooling Accountant will have primary day-to-day responsibility to ensure that all transactions related to active tooling jobs are correctly recorded in the tracker and that all the tooling account balances are regularly reconciled with ShopEdge. He or she will also assist in collecting receivables from tooling customers.


Responsibilities include:


A. Tooling accounting

1. Ensure all tooling POs (TPO and SPO) received from Inside Sales are entered in ShopEdge and in the tracker.

2. Work closely with Inside Sales to identify whether Spot Buy POs (SPO) are tooling POs (early parts or trial parts) or press production purchase orders (PO’s).

3. Ensure all tooling PO commitments from ShopEdge are entered in the tracker.

4. Ensure all tooling vendor invoices in ShopEdge are entered in the tracker.

5. Ensure the integrity of formulas in the tracker.

6. Attend kick-off meeting of new tooling jobs and obtain the job costing budget from Account Managers and/or Sales Managers.

7. Monthly close tooling jobs based on PPAP date (production tooling and engineering change) and shipment date (prototype)

8. Perform monthly profitability analysis of each tooling job.


B. Accounting tasks in APQP

1. Attend APQP weekly meeting with the Controller and take note of major deviation of each job from initial plan.

2. Close accounting tasks in APQP after monthly closing.

3. Update PPAP dates in the tracker for any change in APQP.

4. Work with New Launch Group to update accounting data in APQP and in the tracker.


C. Tooling billing and collection.

1. Regularly select tooling jobs to be closed at the end of the month based on PPAP due

date or shipment date.

2. Bill directly tooling customers or other divisions for completed jobs.

3. Ensure customers receive new invoices through e-mail or telephone.

4. Investigate when invoices are not paid by customers according to payment terms.

5. Maintain regularly the Tooling Receivables Aging report (payment terms, PPAP dates,

amount invoiced, amount paid, total customer POs).

6. Assist Financial Analyst in collecting tooling receivables.

7. Update monthly KPI related to tooling jobs.


D. Gathering and archiving tooling documents.

1. Ensure all customer POs are received from Inside Sales.

2. Check the correctness of vendor’s name showing on customer POs.

3. Save copies of all customer POs in the specified shared folder.

4. Obtain prototype shipment documents from Account Managers.


Required Qualifications :

  • CPA preferred but not required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline.

  • Minimum of three (3) years cost accounting experience in an automotive or manufacturing environment.

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