Robert Half Cost Accountant in MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio
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 work closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team to establish customer pricing. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you.
Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results
Generate reports for management that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
Generate costs and cost saving ideas based on analysis
Perform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances
Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Prepare and complete internal cost audits
Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program
Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
Design a cost accounting system, and manage the documents and records of the organization- Determine any changes in cost by analyzing any changes in services or goods provided
Assist in audits and general ledger preparation
Put into action a standard costing methodology for domestic plants
Plan projects and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste
Make calculations of new and proposed product costs
For Immediate CONFIDENTIAL Consideration, please call TOM MAY ASAP @ 216-800-7232!
Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
+1 year of Cost Accounting work experience- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner
Prior experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates
Knowledge of organizational accounting concepts
Strong analytical thinking and a detail-oriented mindset
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