Cost Accountant

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $80,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
The Cost Accountant analyzes manufacturing processes and costs to establish standard labor, material and overhead associated with the product. She/he assists managers by identifying opportunities for cost containment and outsourcing; projects gross margins to aid in pricing decisions; completes month end journal entries; manages the cost reduction scorecard; supports taking of physical inventory and / or cycle counting.

About our client

Looking for a dynamic environment? You'll discover our client is centered on growth and their exciting culture. They're a large company with over a billion dollars in sales and locations worldwide.

Our client's business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.

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location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Analyzes manufacturing costs to establish standard labor and overhead rates for coming year
  • Analyzes shop work order costing and works with the management team to understand / report significant variances
  • Prepares monthly reports, inventory and operating expense variance reports, Cost Accounting Report
  • Reconciles inventory monthly and prepares month end cost, inventory journal entries and other month-end close transactions
  • Assists Sales organization in projecting gross margins for projects and new products
  • Assists in annual budget preparation
  • Tracks and reports site cost reductions
  • Supports annual Physical Inventory process.
  • Participates in Operations Management team meetings (Lean Manufacturing, Process improvement, cost reduction)
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum three years' experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Supervisory and/or project leadership experience preferred
  • Intermediate experience in Excel
 
skills: 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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