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Cost Accountant

By May 31, 2023No Comments


The Cost Accountant will perform advanced cost accounting analyses to compare estimated costs to actual costs and prepare a variety of related budget reports.



· Gathers and compiles cost information and maintains database concerning expenses.

· Develops systems and procedures for accumulation systems and/or cost accounting functions.

· Determines fixed costs such as salaries, rent, and insurance.

· Predicts, plans, and records variable costs such as purchases of raw material, labor, and operation costs.

· Reviews and analyzes actual costs to identify inaccuracies.

· Prepares necessary departmental and company-wide budgeting reports.

· Reviews, analyzes, and reports actual profit margins.

· Performs month-end and year-end closings with assistance.

· Determines and recommends cost-effective solutions.

· Provides product sample costs for Marketing and General Accounting.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as accounting software.

· Thorough understanding of accounting procedures.

· Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

· Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with close attention to detail.

· Ability to manage confidential information.

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.

· At least two years of experience in cost accounting required.

· Previous manufacturing experience required




Job Type: Full-time