Robert Half Cost Accounting Analyst in PORTLAND, Oregon
Robert Half has partnered with one of the leaders in the Oregon Food Manufacturing Industry on the search for a Cost Accounting Analyst on a contract basis. This is a remote position! Our client has a fantastic culture, a beautiful office space (taste test kitchen included) and countless other perks. If you are a Cost Accountant or Financial Analyst with manufacturing industry experience interested in joining a brand leader, please apply online today or call Jake Ovgard at 503.222.9778 for immediate consideration!
Role & Responsibilities:
Responsible for evaluating current financial performance in several key areas
Review Gross Margins versus budgets and forecasts and provide analysis of variances
Review costs of goods sold, delivery expenses vs. budget and forecasting using financial modeling
Perform month end closing duties pertaining to COGs and manufacturing make costs, including inventory account reconciliations and other journal entries as needed
Participates in cross-functional teams and provide financial analysis to evaluate investments and process changes.
Partners with supply chain to evaluate current logistics costs and evaluate proposals to minimize costs and to better serve customers
Reviews economics of SKU mix for various product lines and recommend changes
Review and updates manufacturing standards
Assists the Cost Accounting Manager in preparing monthly forecasts and annual budgets
Provides monthly analysis and explanations on product margins
Supports Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain with the preparation of their annual budgets
Collaborate with external auditors to provide necessary inventory information during year end audits
Supports projects and initiatives in development and refinement of data structure, processes, and metrics in accordance with business requirements.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting required
3+ years of Cost or Inventory Accounting experience
Strong understanding of US GAAP
Excellent communication skills - oral and written
Exceptional problem solving and time management skills
MS Dynamics experience preferred or similar large ERP system
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