Cost Accountant

  • location: Overland Park, KS
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 per hour
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
Cost Accountant - Overland Park, Kansas

This Accounting position performs cost accounting duties pertaining to daily review of cost, margin review of the Invoiced sales, creating journals and month end close functions. It is also responsible for calculation and timely payment of royalties.

Primary Responsibilities of Cost Accountant:

- Responsible for gross margin review for US. This includes correction and follow up to ensure that the margins are reported accurately.

- Perform monthly close activities which includes month-end Journal entries for both US and Canada

- Responsible for calculations of royalty payments and ensure timely payment as per the contract

- Perform monthly reconciliation on selected balance sheet accounts primarily related to Inventory, Margins and Royalties

- Responsible for periodic inventory adjustments, inventory reports and other miscellaneous tasks to ensure accurate financial reporting

- Perform functions related to cash management to ensure payments are sent to the treasury on a timely basis and track payments accordingly.

Other Responsibilities:

- Timely and accurate Accounting and accountability for results.

- Improve processes to increase efficiency and decrease productivity time. Success is apparent when the system/process is without error and process time is minimal.

- To recognize opportunity for better processes.

- Reporting Turn-around time of requested data from Customers (Corporate staff)

- Completion of day-to-day and monthly accounting duties.

Cost Accountant Skills Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related area

- 2-4 years of accounting experience

- Advanced Access and Excel. Strong system skills: 1 to 2 years Access Database experience

- Good analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to define and solve issues.

- Self starter who is comfortable working independently, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to effectively meet deadlines.

- Strong attention to detail, analytical mindset, comfortable analyzing and calculate large sets of raw data.

- Excellent communication skills.

- Ability to multi task and prioritize responsibilities.

- Team Player

 
location: Overland Park, Kansas
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
Primary Responsibilities of Cost Accountant:

- Responsible for gross margin review for US. This includes correction and follow up to ensure that the margins are reported accurately.

- Perform monthly close activities which includes month-end Journal entries for both US and Canada

- Responsible for calculations of royalty payments and ensure timely payment as per the contract

- Perform monthly reconciliation on selected balance sheet accounts primarily related to Inventory, Margins and Royalties

- Responsible for periodic inventory adjustments, inventory reports and other miscellaneous tasks to ensure accurate financial reporting

- Perform functions related to cash management to ensure payments are sent to the treasury on a timely basis and track payments accordingly.

Other Responsibilities:

- Timely and accurate Accounting and accountability for results.

- Improve processes to increase efficiency and decrease productivity time. Success is apparent when the system/process is without error and process time is minimal.

- To recognize opportunity for better processes.

- Reporting Turn-around time of requested data from Customers (Corporate staff)

- Completion of day-to-day and monthly accounting duties.

 
qualifications:
For immediate consideration please contact Charity Gaffney at charity.gaffney@randstadusa.com

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skills: Account Reconciliation, Cost Accounting
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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