Cost Accounting Manager

81 Administrative · Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Department 81 Administrative
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Cost Accounting Manager - Lexington Manufacturing, Coon Rapids, MN 

Salary: $70k-$100k (DOE)


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Employer HSA contributions
  • Retirement Plan, Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing

Lexington Manufacturing makes a multitude of engineered wood components for windows, doors, and other millwork and related industries, as well as fire-rated door components for the commercial and residential door industry. Lexington is a highly successful business that emphasizes our values of Safety, Honesty/Integrity, People Involvement, Customer Satisfaction, and Continuous Improvement. People who work for Lexington say they love the family-like atmosphere and our focused approach to work/family balance.


The Cost Accounting Manager will drive the Cost Accounting processes of Lexington Manufacturing and play a critical role in the growth and scale of the Finance department.   Responsibilities may include planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, labor, and overhead. This role will also work to implement or improve the financial systems supporting the manufacturing processes.   The Cost Accounting Manager will also prepare and report timely and accurate financial information while providing insights to the manufacturing and production cost measures.


  • Work with Operations on developing and implementing cost standards for materials, labor and overhead. This includes implementation in our ERP.
  • Performing month-end cost accounting close procedures
  • Preparing cost of goods sold and production reports including plant variance and margin statements as well as providing commentary and analysis of costs against expected, budget and forecast variances
  • Inventory control for raw materials, work-in-progress and finished-goods stock
  • Partner with supply chain and operations to understand operational issues and their impact to assist with operational decisions
  • Assist in annual budget process to properly forecast cost of goods sold
  • Investigate significant trends/variances for cost reduction regarding material, labor, overhead, and other types of costs related to manufacturing products


Position Requirements and Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting or similar role
  • Manufacturing or closely related experience necessary
  • Strong business acumen with experience with financial projects that address operational challenges.

*Background check and drug screening required upon hire.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy 

Lexington provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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  • Location
    Coon Rapids, Minnesota
  • Department
    81 Administrative
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience