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Robert Half Cost Accountant in DFW, Texas

Description Robert Half is looking for a cost accountant to join our client! This critical Cost Accountant role is 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. If you are a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth, this may be the role for you.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

  • Interpret data collected and record detailed results

  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits

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

  • Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements

  • Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program

  • Review changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost

  • Assist in general ledger preparation and audits

  • Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

  • Analyze projects and data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization

  • Analyze costs and recommend cost savings

  • Approximate costs for new and proposed products Requirements - Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Extremely detailed and analytical

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Strong understanding of organizational accounting concepts

  • Experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • Great attention to detail

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