Cost Accountant

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is actively assisting a long time client with its search for a Cost Accountant in Charlotte, NC. Our client is a well established and profitable organization with a strong track record of employee development and retention. They are offering a strong compensation and benefits package and are looking to hire quickly.

location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 8-5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Design cost estimates for new products and continues reviewing changes in existing products or service costsPrepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly manufacturing KPIs
  • Evaluate current manufacturing processes and recommend/lead cost improvement projects
  • Assist in ERP implementation, along with future system enhancements
  • Assist in month-end closing, including preparing journal entries as necessary
  • Own the inventory and fixed asset business processes for the manufacturing facility and fulfillment center locations
  • Maintain cost and accounting views of the material master for new and existing products
  • Support inter-departmental projects and activities as the finance/accounting lead at the manufacturing facilities
  • Be a part of special projects as required
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules, and others
  • Contribute to the annual budget process, along with quarterly revisions
  • Basic understanding of overhead budgets and standard cost budgeting, including understanding of absorption of overhead into inventory.Experience in standard cost principles for manufacturing organizations.
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP Systems.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of cost accounting processes and principles for compliance to GAAP standards.
  • Proficiency in Excel (advanced skills), Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Skills and knowledge of software platforms, analytical abilities, communication skills, and project management skills.
  • Must have ability to effectively interface with plant and corporate office personnel.
  • Knowledge of cost accounting principles
  • Advanced excel skills including pivot tables, graphs and formulas (sumif, vlookup, if, iferror, text, and/or, concatenate, etc.)
  • Must be able to effectively work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Accounting/Cost Accounting from an accredited University and minimum of one year related experience or B.S. in Business with 2 years of experience in cost accounting.
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply here, and contact Jordan Schilit with Randstad Professionals at for immediate and confidential consideration.

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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