Cost Accountant


USD27.00 - 43.00 / Hourly


Kendallville, IN

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

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Global manufacturing company is looking for a cost accountant on a project basis. This role will be a 6 month contract role with a company northwest of Fort Wayne.
The Cost Accountant will be responsible for providing advanced accounting skill s focusing on end-of-month , end-of-quarter and end-of-year accounting resolution tasks. This position will be responsible for developing cost-benefit ratios based on our operations to help drive our product line and will be responsible for setting strict regulation over the cost of materials, supplies, machinery, shipping and other processes for the company.

The position reports to the Financial Controller and works closely with the other personnel in the department. The Cost Accountant will assist on multiple team projects and requirements and assist with all aspects of accounting and finance as needed.

Responsibilities include:
Asist in e stablish standard costs and update them as appropriate
Manage and monitor inventory levels at various stages.
Monitoring inventory transaction in the general ledger
Analyze COGS costs , and create cost-benefit analyses for various vendors
Prepare monthly and quarterly cost analysis reports
Assist the Accounting team with suggesting changes to policies or procedures to increase cash flow , reduce and optimize costs.
The right Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will have the following qualifications:
Minimum of 2 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 SAP 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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