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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Denton, Tennessee

Description 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. You 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.


  • Conduct variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances

  • Recommend costs and cost savings based on analysis

  • Design a cost accounting system, and manage the documents and records of the organization- Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs

  • Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

  • Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Abide by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements

  • Support audits and general ledger preparation

  • Determine any changes in cost by analyzing any changes in services or goods provided

  • Generate and complete internal cost audits

  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs

  • Assemble reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services

  • Interpret data collected and record detailed results

  • Monitor the cycle count program and conduct physical inventories Requirements - Strong knowledge of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Understanding of organizational accounting concepts

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Strong analytical thinking and a detail-oriented mindset

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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