Robert Half Cost/GL Accountant in Torrance, California
Robert Half is currently working with a dynamic client seeking a cost accountant. This critical Cost Accountant role is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also establish customer pricing by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you.
How you will make an impact
Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs
Collect data and plan projects to decide costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste
Design a cost accounting system, and manage the documents and records of the organization- Perform variance analysis, including Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances
Perform internal cost audits
Generate reports for management that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
Put into action a standard costing methodology for domestic plants
Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program
Record and examine changes in goods and services, and determine the effects on cost
Analyze costs and recommend cost savings
Help prepare general ledgers and assist in audits
Generate financial statements that comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Interpret data collected and record detailed results
Make calculations of new and proposed product costs
For confidential consideration, please apply directly with your resume or call Allysa Wilkes at 562-317-6642 If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role.
5 years of Cost Accounting work experience
Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
Very detail oriented and expert analytical thinking skills
Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner
Strong knowledge of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Experience working with organizational accounting concepts
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