Job Detail: Cost Accountant

Job Order #13118

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
3/28/2024 Cost Accountant Houston - Texas Accounting and Finance


Our client requires a proficient Cost Accountant to provide accounting support for their manufacturing and operations. The ideal candidate will work closely with the management team to identify and implement strategies that enhance the efficiency and productivity of the manufacturing facilities. In addition, the candidate will be tasked with generating reports and conducting analyses to verify the accuracy of financial statements. The goal is to optimize the manufacturing processes and financial reporting systems.

  • Partner with operations management to provide advice and technical assistance with operational processes.
  • Presentation of monthly manufacturing performance results
  • Review and analysis of monthly actual vs. plan
  • Analyze product cost and variances associated with purchased and manufactured goods
  • Assist in converting to a standard costing environment
  • Report on results of periodic audits of inventories (Work in Process, Finished Goods/Raw Mat)
  • Review BOMS and Routings for accuracy
  • Develop more efficient and accurate manufacturing reporting
  • Assist in special assignments as needed
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years working in a manufacturing environment
  • CPA/CMA Certification Preferred
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of dedication to meeting customer requests and required time commitments.
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Experience utilizing ERP systems and understanding MRP (material resource planning).
  • Must have experience working with Standard Cost
  • Aptitude for relating manufacturing activities and processes to financial outcomes.

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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