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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Irving, Texas

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. 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.

What you get to do every day

  • Log a detailed record of collected data

  • Assist in general ledger preparation and audits

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

  • Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program

  • Approximate costs for new and proposed products- Perform internal cost audits

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

  • Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

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

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

  • Analyze costs and recommend cost savings

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

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

  • Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements Requirements - Strong analytical thinking and a detail-oriented mindset

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Strong knowledge of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

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

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Strong understanding of organizational accounting concepts

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