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Robert Half Cost Accountant in NORTHWOOD, Ohio


Robert Half has partnered with an industry leading organization near Toledo that is looking for an experience Cost Accountant. In this role, you will play a significant role in the organization's success as you serve as the/handle:

  • Primary responsibility for the annual standard cost update for purchased materials and produced products. Development of new standards as necessary throughout the year.

  • Summarize and report production data and provide analysis of significant variances to plant management.

  • Regular analysis and reporting of profit margins by market, customer, and product.

  • Provide accurate costing data for product and indirect costs for new and existing products to assist the sales department with development of customer and product pricing.

  • Assist with development of the annual budget, including the accumulation and analysis of historical production data and costs for three operating plants. Regular reporting and analysis of budget versus actual results to management.

  • Regular interaction with production control personnel to verify production reporting and accuracy of bill of materials.

  • Assist with periodic and annual financial closing processes and provide analysis and reporting of a broad base of management information as requested throughout the year.

  • Be a key driver of process improvement in areas of production costing, reporting, and analysis through further integration with the ERP system capabilities.

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The successful candidate will likely possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar degree

  • Minimum of three years prior experience in manufacturing with a strong cost accounting background

  • Must be familiar with integrated ERP systems; Sage X3 ERP product costing experience a plus

  • Advanced skills using cost dimensions of ERP software, databases and spreadsheet functions

  • Extensive cost accounting knowledge including experience with Bill of Materials

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively share understanding of costing and analysis to various levels of company personnel as well as strong presentation skills

  • In-depth knowledge of general accounting principles and best practices

  • Must be Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace

  • Experience in developing “what if” models and developing recommendations based on analysis

  • Embraces and excels in a collaborative work environment

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