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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Tulare, California

Description Our growing client is seeking a cost accountant to join 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. This position is for a talented Cost Accountant looking for a company experiencing substantial growth.

Major responsibilities

  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings

  • Implement standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

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

  • Conduct variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances

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

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

  • Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Maintain the cycle count program and take physical inventory

  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits

  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

  • Support audits and general ledger preparation

  • Log a detailed record of collected data

  • Make calculations of new and proposed product costs

  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services Requirements

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

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • High analytical and extremely detailed

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Knowledge of organizational accounting concepts

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

For more information contact Tyler Houk at (559)421-1831

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