Cost Accountant

Position Summary:

Responsible for cost accounting, variance analysis, inventory accuracy and month-end reporting for multiple business units:

Position Accountabilities:

  • Collect, analyze, and apply costs to work orders using various methods and systems, ensuring that cost inputs are appropriate, necessary, and consistent with accounting policies.
  • Close work orders for completed jobs, ensuring that all cost inputs have been properly captured and classified, researching and reporting on all significant variances to standards and/or estimates.
  • Prepare periodic job cost reports on significant projects, summarizing to-date incurred costs vs. standards and/or estimates and projections of total costs.
  • Maintain cost accounting systems and standard costs. Through cross-functional communication, data collection and variance analysis, determine when standard costs require updates and communicate to manager.
  • Provide assistance with month-end close, including the preparation of business unit financial reports and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Ensure business unit inventories are accurately valued and reported including overseeing business unit cycle counting programs and annual physical inventories.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum Experience: Five years general accounting experience, with at least two years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred Experience: Seven years general accounting experience with three or more years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.
  • Max. file size: 20 MB.
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