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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Amarillo, Texas


The Cost Accountant is responsible for specified responsibilities including inventory reconciliation, daily cost reports, purchase order reconciliation, and a variety of other basic accounting, bookkeeping, and administrative tasks. This position will be cross trained into multiple tasks/roles.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

· Directly responsible for Plant Physical Inventory of Raw Material, Packaging and Finished Goods.

§ Manages all inventory so GL accounts tie to perpetual and physical quantities.

§ Ensures materials received are processed accurately and timely.

§ Verifies items issued to production recorded correctly in the General ledger.

§ Verifies all invoices are posted correctly.

· Cost Report

§ Reports cost of raw materials and labor.

§ Compares with budgeted raw material and packaging cost.

§ Updates BOMs and standard costs when appropriate.

§ Publishes report and facilitates daily conference call.

· Reconciles purchase orders daily for cash requirements.

§ Communicates with buyers to log future purchases.

§ Ensures future payments are reported on daily cash reports

· Facilitates month-end processing.

§ Produces, enters, and posts journal entries.

§ Verifies additional entries.

· Perform other tasks and roles as assigned.


Required Skills and Abilities:

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

· Good verbal and written communication skills.

· Good interpersonal skills.

· Intermediate understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles.

· Intermediate computer skills (Access, Excel, Word).

· Experience in with an ERP software, DAX preferred.

· Ability to work independently.

· Able to work non-business hours for month-end, year-end closing.


Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.

· Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing accounting required.

· Experience in food manufacturing preferred.

· Experience managing supply chain preferred.

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