Cost Accountant


Location:

KALAMAZOO, MI

Date Posted:

June 14, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

02220-0010982094

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Cost Accountant
We have a great opportunity for a Cost Accountant at a well-established and stable organization. The Cost Accountant will be responsible for reviewing each department’s cost standards for accuracy, initiating meetings with department leaders to capture cost information, and converting that information for input into the organizations decision support system. This Cost Accountant will also monitors calculations of cost internal to the decision support system's cost accounting module. The ideal candidate should also be able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for our company. Email your resume to [email protected] or call Ryan Harris at 616.454.9444.

Responsibilities
• Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database
• Plan and record variable costs
• Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
• Prepare budgeting reports (for the company and for each department)
• Analyze and report profit margins
• Prepare (monthly, quarterly and annual) cost forecasts
• Assisting in month-end and year-end closing
• Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions
Requirements
• 3 or more years of Cost Accounting experience
• Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
• Strong time management skills
• Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant study

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2019 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.



Grand Rapids, MI

333 Bridge Street N.W.
Suite 1010A
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
us
616.454.9444
VP/Director of Finance
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Permanent
May 31, 2019
Tax Accountant
CALEDONIA, MI
Permanent
June 12, 2019
Cost Accounting Manager
HOLLAND, MI
Permanent
May 28, 2019
Payroll Specialist
Grand Rapids, MI
Permanent
June 4, 2019
Financial Reporting Manager
HOLLAND, MI
Permanent
May 28, 2019
See More Jobs >

Availability Status

Let us know you're ready to work with one click.

Update My Status

Set Your Status

Click the blue button on your profile page at least once a week to keep your status set to Available.

Set Your Status

Your status will automatically change to Idle and Unknown over time, so update it weekly while you’re looking for work

Update My Status