Cost Accountant

Ref ID:01420-0010838996

Classification:Accountant - Cost

Compensation:$27.71 to $32.09 per hour

Month end closing activities for assigned regions. Working with General Managers to support the locations through variance analysis and monitoring of inventory. Participate in the continued development of a perpetual inventory system including reviewing cycle count adjustments. Physical inventories for assigned locations with the opportunity to travel occasionally to plant facilities. Preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting as required by the Company. Maintain standard based costing system for assigned regions. Assist with both interim and year end audits. Assign standard costs to new part numbers. Review purchase price variance reports for assigned plants and accumulate weekly reports into monthly summary for all plants. Other projects and duties as assigned.
The minimum competencies required for job performance: Bachelor's degree in Accounting 3+ years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel Strong analytical skills as well as effective interpersonal and organization skills Experience with standard costing and working knowledge of factors impacting standard costing Experience working with a full perpetual inventory system is a plus

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