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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Robinsville, Mississippi

Description Robert Half is currently working with a dynamic client seeking a cost accountant. The Cost Accountant is a critical role 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. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

  • Monitor the cycle count program and conduct physical inventories

  • Review changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost

  • Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results

  • Approximate costs for new and proposed products- Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Perform internal cost audits

  • Assemble reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services

  • Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs

  • Assist in general ledger preparation and audits

  • Abide by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements

  • Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization

  • Analyze costs and recommend cost savings

  • Carry out variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances Requirements - Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Strong understanding of organizational accounting concepts

  • Extremely detailed and analytical

  • Strong knowledge of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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