Robert Half Cost Accountant in NILES, Michigan
Description Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a cost accountant. This critical Cost Accountant role is 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. If you are a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth, this may be the role for you.
What you get to do every day
Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program
Perform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances
Create internal cost audits
Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results
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
Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings
Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste
Assist in audits and general ledger preparation
Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants
Make estimates of new and proposed product costs
Generate reports for management that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements Requirements - Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
Extremely detailed and analytical
Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate
2 years of Cost Accounting work experience
Prior experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Strong understanding of organizational accounting concepts
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