Robert Half Cost Accountant in Buford, Georgia
COST ACCOUNTANT/COST ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR - International, Private Equity Backed Manufacturer in Gwinnett County
Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a cost accountant. The Cost Accountant is a critical role responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also work closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team to establish customer pricing. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you.
Review changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost
Approximate costs for new and proposed products- Log a detailed record of collected data
Prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs and analyze manufacturing costs
Analyze costs and recommend cost savings
Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization
Create internal cost audits
Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants
Create reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
Abide by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
Help prepare general ledgers and assist in audits
Monitor the cycle count program and conduct physical inventories
Conduct variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances
Analyze projects and data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste
Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
2+ years of Cost Accounting work experience
Prior experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates
Knowledge of organizational accounting concepts
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Strong analytical thinking and a detail-oriented mindset
Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports
If you are interested in this opportunity and possess the necessary qualifications, please submit your formal and confidential resume to Kristen Stough for immediate consideration.
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