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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Grand Prairie, 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 establish customer pricing by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. This position is for a talented Cost Accountant looking for a company experiencing substantial growth.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

  • Generate reports for management that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services

  • Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program

  • Estimate new and proposed product costs

  • Help prepare general ledgers and assist in audits

  • Generate financial statements that comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Put into action a standard costing methodology for domestic plants

  • Recommend costs and cost savings based on analysis

  • Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization

  • Create internal cost audits

  • Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results

  • Collect data and plan projects to decide costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs Requirements - Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Great attention to detail

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Strong understanding of organizational accounting concepts

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

  • Very detail oriented and expert analytical thinking skills

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