Cost Accountant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Davenport, IA

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01530-9501896231

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Cost Accountant for Project/Consulting Needs- Permanent Job Opportunity

Robert Half has an upcoming need for a contracted Cost Accountant who will be permanently employed to the Salaried Professionals team and work on various contract and consulting projects. As a Salaried Professional, you will receive Robert Half?s Fortune 500 Benefits and Salary range but get the variety of being challenged with a variety of projects within the Quad Cities vicinity. This projects may be due to a merger and acquisition, software conversion, long term leave of absence, or a variety of other reasons. This role is a great opportunity for someone who appreciates a challenges, seeks variety, and looking for a better work life balance. To be considered, please e-mail your resume directly to [email protected] and include compensation requirements.

Primary Duties:
? Maintain and administer cost accounting system for the QC location plus other US locations when required
? Work on projects or act as backup for various locations when required
? Assist Group Cost Accounting Manager / OE Commercial Controller with various projects or audit requests.
? Assist with development of annual budget forecasts with an emphasis on annual standard costs.
? Prepare various financial and operations reports including: standard costs variance analyses, weekly staff reporting, departmental variance and cost tracking report loading into consolidation software.
? Assist with month end-end closing including: analysis and journal entry preparation.
? Completion of G/L account reconciliations and other basic accounting functions.
? Interacts with plant personnel to achieve greater understanding of product costs.
? Assists Finance Group Leader in developing and monitoring internal control procedures for the safeguarding of company assets.
? Provide support for cost reduction/suggestion system projects.
Requirements
Cost Accountant Qualifications Required:
? Related University degree or College Diploma in Finance or Accounting
? Working knowledge of inventory and accounting systems, understanding of cost absorption, standard costing, GAAP, and SOX.
? Strong PC and mainframe skills (especially MS Excel).
? Working towards or have completed a CPA, CMA or CPA, CGA designation.
? Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and writing skills along with a high level of attention to detail.
? 3+ years of general accounting experience

Qualifications Desired:
? MBA/CMA/BPA
? 2 + years of professional accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, automotive experience is an asset
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Davenport, IA

5405 Utica Ridge Road
Suite 206
Davenport, IA 52807
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