Robert Half Sr. Cost Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois
Description Robert Half is currently working with a client looking to fill an interim Senior Cost Accountant position. In this contract engagement, you will act as the costing subject matter expert on all costing inquiries and analysis.
Develop new cost accounting methods and procedures and manage the implementation
Prepare explanations and analysis in response to costing queries
Finish assigned processes, procedures and workflows within corporate guidelines and check for compliance with internal and external requirements
Prepare and analyze cost reports and costing audits
Identify variances in standard versus actual costs from analysis
Investigate costs that seem contrary to experience after analyzing cost records and calculation of unit cost for products or services related to a specific job or project Requirements - Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills to interact clearly and effectively in a fast-changing environment
Minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience in a costing capacity in a manufacturing setting
Bachelor or Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance or Accounting
Excellent MS Excel skills a must, including data analysis and modeling capabilities
Experience with ERP systems
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