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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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