Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will be responsible for:

•    Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
•    Analyzing data collected and recording results
•    Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
•    Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
•    Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
•    Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
•    Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
•    Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
•    Maintaining Cost Accounting System
•    Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
•    Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
•    Reconciles finished goods inventories

The right Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will have the following qualifications:

•    Minimum of 3 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
•    Bachelors Degree in Accounting
•    Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principals.
•    Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
•    Experience with MAPICS a plus
•    Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
•    Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

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