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Exide Technologies Cost Accountant in Milton, Georgia


The Cost Analyst/Accountant position will maintain the bill-of-materials and costing in JDE and serve as the key position in the implementation of the annual cost roll. This person will also assist with monthly inventory reconciliations, the month-end close process, and several critical functions and analyses involving inventory accounting.


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain bill-of-materials (BOM), Item Master, and routers in J. D. Edwards to ensure proper inventory costing.

  • Implement annual cost roll.

  • Generate MDRA scrap reports, send out for approvals, and journalize when approved.

  • Reconcile in-transit inventory accounts and work with the field to get transactions cleared.

  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts to inventory subledger monthly.

  • Reconcile and manage accounting for Exide inventory at specific third-party locations.

  • Monitor key General Ledger accounts daily for problems with production, receiving and shipping.

  • Analyze Conversion-to-Division-Standards and other accounts monthly as required.

  • Process journal entries timely and accurately during month-end close.

  • Assist with the annual Physical Inventory as required.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance.

  • Cost Accounting/BOM experience preferred.

  • Strong organization, time-management and communication skills.

  • Strong PC and analytical skills. (Pivot tables and VLOOKUP in Excel.)

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • JDE experience a plus.


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Job Locations GA-Milton

Requisition ID 2020-2570

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 13000 Deerfield Parkway, Bldg 200

Postal Code 30004