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Company: Sumitomo Electric Wiring
Location: Bowling Green, KY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace




This position oversees the corporate cost function which includes but is not limited to variance reporting, physical inventories, inventory valuation reserves such as obsolescence, slow-moving, service parts, LCM and inventory revaluation of materials and overhead.  Additionally, this role has two professional Cost Accountant direct reports.


  • Provide leadership to cost accountant staff.
  • Prepare month-end inventory report.  Reconcile inventory accounts.  Participate in monthly close activities. 
  • Prepare Inventory Revaluation, LCM/ICP calculation.
  • Verify accuracy of monthly variance reports and explain all variances.
  • Prepare and ensure accurate and timely Service and Aging reserves.
  • Ensure accurate valuation of raw material, work in progress and FG inventories for multiple locations.
  • Oversee corporate physical inventory.
  • Work with external auditors, internal auditors and JSOX auditor.
  • Write company accounting policies.  Projects and CI activities as required.  Special research and investigation as requested.
  • Work with multiple systems:  ERPLX, ACCPAC, various AP systems and others.  Heavy Excel skills needs and SQL.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years Cost Accounting experience with 8-10 years progressive Accounting experience required
  • 2-4 years supervisory experience required
  • Strong analytical and teamwork skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and good business sense
  • CPA or CMA preferred


About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400-year old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability.  With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years, and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics.  SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers.  Our associates are what drive Sumitomo's continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

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About the Sumitomo Electric Group

Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company. 


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**Interested Candidates Should Submit Cover Letter and Salary History When Applying.**
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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