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Cost Accountant

By October 26, 2022October 27th, 2022No Comments

Our growing company is looking to fill the role of cost accountant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.

Responsibilities for cost accountant

  • Monitor inventory transactions and processes
  • Plans study of and collects data from the ERP system and other sources to determine costs of business activities such as manufactured products and goods, labor and overheads
  • Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs and changes in standard costs
  • Records and reports cost information for use in controlling expenditures, conducting audits as necessary
  • Compiles cost information to be used in both capital and operating budget preparation
  • Provides management with reports summarizing profitability of products and services
  • Assists in physical inventory and operational audits for multiple locations
  • Work closely with Inventory Department managers to coordinate Raw materials, Finished Goods and Maintenance parts physical inventory
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow statements and footnotes to the financial statements
  • Complete General Ledger month-end closing activities

Qualifications for cost accountant

  • Minimum of 2 years of previous accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment required
  • 1-4 years of relevant accounting experience (cost accounting preferred)
  • CPA or on track preferred