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Robert Half Cost Accounting Manager in Kennesaw, Georgia


Do you want to be work in a role where you could make a direct impact as a finance professional? A client of Robert Half in NW Atlanta is looking to add a Cost Accounting Manager to their international team. We are looking for someone who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a team-oriented environment to support the continued success of the company. We are searching for an individual who can motivate others with a positive professional attitude; displays integrity, reliability and leadership; and can offer outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability. You will be in a good place to advance your career with this opportunity's very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The Cost Accounting Manager position is a direct hire opportunity offering a salary of $115,000 to $135,000 plus bonus and equity!

As the Cost Accounting Manager you would be tasked with:

  • Cost forecasting and modeling

  • Analyzing and reporting on inventory levels, unit costs, and gross margins

  • Developing cost standards for materials and labor

  • Designing and implementing cost accounting systems

  • Analyzing production costs and recommending changes

  • Overseeing annual physical inventory

  • Analyzing manufacturing operations and manufacturing equipment availability and utilization

  • Performing month-end cost accounting close

  • Maintaining cost accounting system and cost ledger

  • Performing life cycle cost-benefit analysis

  • Hiring, training and supervising cost and inventory accounting staff

  • Preparing special reports by analyzing and summarizing information and trends

  • Collaborating with executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation

  • Enabling effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support

  • Deciphering and resolving internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending

  • When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests

  • Evaluating, implementing and streamlining policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

  • Protecting operations by keeping financial information confidential

Please submit all interested resumes for immediate consideration for the Cost Accounting Manager opportunity. Only those candidates meeting the client's requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • 4+ years of cost accounting experience

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • BA/BS in Accounting

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

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