Cost Accountant

  • location: Northville, MI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $85,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
We are currently working with a large Global Manufacturer who is looking to bring on an Experienced Cost Accountant to their team. This is a booming organization experiencing 10% growth year after year for over a decade. This is a highly visible role working with upper management and reporting findings on a monthly basis. There is unlimited growth potential in this role and this person is going to be groomed for management. Please send your resume directly to jake.cooper@randstadusa.com for immediate consideration.

*The Cost Accountant must maintain the inventory system with integrity and standardization.

*The cost of buying raw materials is vital to the company's profit. It is important that the Cost Accountant makes sure that no orders are place for these raw materials unless it is necessary.

*The Cost Accountant must have full knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures.

*The Cost Accountant knows that a company can lose money on orders placed and merchandise not received.

*The Cost Accountant is in charge of administering and reconciling the Company credit card purchasing program.

*The Cost Accountant makes sure that each department who has the right to order goods and pay for them upon received must put the correct amount of the order on the credit card charge.

*The Cost Accountant negotiates the best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements needed to keep production supplies maintained. When it is needed the Cost Accountant looks for and develops new supply sources.

*The Cost Accountant must make sure that supplies and raw materials are not bought at excessive cost.

 
location: Northville, Michigan
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 85,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
The Cost Accountant must maintain the inventory system with integrity and standardization. The cost of buying raw materials is vital to the company?s profit. It is important that the Cost Accountant makes sure that no orders are place for these raw materials unless it is necessary. The Cost Accountant must have full knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures. The Cost Accountant is the one that creates and monitors purchase orders. It is important to make sure that each purchase order is properly tracked finding the appropriate approval signature, account numbers and proof of the receipt of the goods ordered. The Cost Accountant knows that a company can lose money on orders placed and merchandise not received. The Cost Accountant is in charge of administering and reconciling the Company credit card purchasing program. The Cost Accountant makes sure that each department who has the right to order goods and pay for them upon received must put the correct amount of the order on the credit card charge. In some corporations the executives are issued a credit card to use to pay for their travel expenses. These credit cards have a set budget approved by the Cost Accountant. Cost Accounts realize that executives who travel need to be able to book flights, hotel accommodations, and restaurant reservations so in order to be able to help them do this without the executives having to get constantly ask for a purchase order, the Cost Accountant, issues a credit card in the executive?s name. The Cost Accountant tries to get a good bargain from the credit card companies. It is not unusual for the Cost Accountant to bargain with vendors. In the case of the credit card companies they try to get a low interest rate, no yearly membership fee, and some sort of perk that the executive can use later as a company earned bonus. The Cost Accountant negotiates the best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements needed to keep production supplies maintained. When it is needed the Cost Accountant looks for and develops new supply sources. The Cost Accountant must make sure that supplies and raw materials are not bought at excessive cost. In order for any business to make a profit expenses must be kept at a bare minimum while profits excel. Every item bought is an expense and the Cost Accountant must make sure that excessive spending is not happening in any department.

 
qualifications:
The Cost Accountant must maintain the inventory system with integrity and standardization. The cost of buying raw materials is vital to the company?s profit. It is important that the Cost Accountant makes sure that no orders are place for these raw materials unless it is necessary. The Cost Accountant must have full knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures. The Cost Accountant is the one that creates and monitors purchase orders. It is important to make sure that each purchase order is properly tracked finding the appropriate approval signature, account numbers and proof of the receipt of the goods ordered. The Cost Accountant knows that a company can lose money on orders placed and merchandise not received. The Cost Accountant is in charge of administering and reconciling the Company credit card purchasing program. The Cost Accountant makes sure that each department who has the right to order goods and pay for them upon received must put the correct amount of the order on the credit card charge. In some corporations the executives are issued a credit card to use to pay for their travel expenses. These credit cards have a set budget approved by the Cost Accountant. Cost Accounts realize that executives who travel need to be able to book flights, hotel accommodations, and restaurant reservations so in order to be able to help them do this without the executives having to get constantly ask for a purchase order, the Cost Accountant, issues a credit card in the executive?s name. The Cost Accountant tries to get a good bargain from the credit card companies. It is not unusual for the Cost Accountant to bargain with vendors. In the case of the credit card companies they try to get a low interest rate, no yearly membership fee, and some sort of perk that the executive can use later as a company earned bonus. The Cost Accountant negotiates the best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements needed to keep production supplies maintained. When it is needed the Cost Accountant looks for and develops new supply sources. The Cost Accountant must make sure that supplies and raw materials are not bought at excessive cost. In order for any business to make a profit expenses must be kept at a bare minimum while profits excel. Every item bought is an expense and the Cost Accountant must make sure that excessive spending is not happening in any department.

 
skills: $2 billion+
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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