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Robert Half International Cost Accountant in HAMMOND, Indiana


If you want to play a vital role with an industry leader, this might be the role for you. Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for a Cost Analyst for a leading manufacturer in Hammond, IN. As the Cost Analyst, you will be responsible for the cost accounting function, reporting and forecasting in the organization. You will:

  • Ensure financial and operating reports are accurate

  • Analyze actual vs. standard costs and report variances

  • Work with leadership in finance and other departments to ensure product cost is timely updated based on customer pricing negotiations

  • Perform month-end close responsibilities

  • Perform annual standard cost roll and periodic standard cost update in accordance with the company's policy

  • Provide timely and accurate material cost information needed in the forecast process

  • Analyse billing discrepancies including retroactive adjustments

  • Perform various ad hoc requests/projects for Division and plant personnel

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume to


• Bachelor’s Degree. CPA is a plus

• 5+ years of experience in manufacturing; at least 2+ years of manufacturing cost accounting experience

• Ability to interface with all organization levels within the plant

• Exceptional attention to detail. Competent analyzing large quantities of data daily

• Advanced Excel skill; experience with SAP, Hyperion or similar ERP

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: DOE

Location: HAMMOND, IN

Date Posted: January 13, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01440-0011330396

Staffing Area: Finance