Robert Half Cost Accounting Manager in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Cost Accounting Manager
Cost accounting manager job description
Cost accounting managers must have strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and technology skills. Businesses seek individuals with at least five years’ experience and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. An accreditation such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA), as well as a master’s degree in business administration (MBA), are highly valued.
Typical duties of a cost accounting manager
Developing cost standards for materials and labor
Designing and implementing cost accounting systems
Analyzing production costs and recommending changes
Overseeing annual physical inventory
Hiring, training and supervising cost and inventory accounting staff
Bachelor of Business Administration – major in accounting or finance, or similar degree
5 plus years professional experience
Oracle experience preferred
Strong understanding of business concepts and underlying details for manufacturing and cost accounting
Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Broad knowledge of financial analysis methods and the ability to recognize financial and accounting implications of business plans and decisions
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
Requirements Cost Accounting, Cost Allocation, Manufacturing Cost Accounting, Standard Cost Accounting, Cost Analysis, Microsoft Excel
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