Cost Accountant

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018136
Date Posted:Jul 29
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
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Our client is seeking to add a Cost Accountant to their growing team. The Cost Accountant is responsible for performing all functions of the standard cost system and provides analysis of item costing and inventory transactions. The position will also support billing activities, accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review and reconcile the perpetual inventory to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze the profit margin on all manufactured and purchased parts on a monthly basis.
  • Calculate standard overhead and labor rates on an annual basis.
  • Perform all cost roll activities as required.
  • Assist the Plant Controller with annual budget preparation.
  • Support annual physical inventory. Monitor all cycle counting / scrap activities.
  • Responsible for cost related journal entries, reconciliations, reserves, etc.
  • Responsible for CIP related journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Responsible for hourly / salary payroll journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Prepare reports and statistics reflecting account balances for accruals, year-end audit records and reconciliation worksheets, labor reports, and other reports / KPI’s.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; prefer 3 to 5 years of financial experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong understanding of general accounting principles.
  • Ability to analyze data and strong mathematical ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong working knowledge of spreadsheet applications, ie pivot tables and charts.
  • Strong manufacturing background in quantitative analyses and ability to solve complex problems.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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