Robert Half Cost Accountant in PORTLAND, Oregon
Dawoud Kazimee with Robert Half is assisting our growing client with adding a Cost Accountant to their team. This critical Cost Accountant role is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. You 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.
What you get to do every day
Analyze costs and recommend cost savings
Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program
Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization
Prepare and complete internal cost audits
Assist in general ledger preparation and audits
Interpret data collected and record detailed results
Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs
Determine any changes in cost by analyzing any changes in services or goods provided
Generate reports for management that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
Make estimates of new and proposed product costs
Perform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances
Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste
Manage the implementation of a standard costing methodology for domestic plants
Please contact Dawoud Kazimee with Robert Half to review this position. Job Order: 03600-0012362244
Requirements - High analytical and extremely detailed
Great attention to detail
Experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates
Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
Experience working with organizational accounting concepts
Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports
2 years of Cost Accounting work experience
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