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Cost Accountant

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a cost accountant. The Cost Accountant is a critical role responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also work closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team to establish customer pricing. If you are a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth, this may be the role for you.What you get to do every single day- Assemble reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services- Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants- Assist in audits and general ledger preparation- Plan projects and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste- Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization- Prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs and analyze manufacturing costs- Perform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances- Log a detailed record of collected data- Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings- Maintain the cycle count program and take physical inventory- Make estimates of new and proposed product costs- Review changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost- Abide by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements Requirements - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred- Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner- Excellent analytical skills- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required-Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel and Word skills- Understanding GAAP and cost accounting policies and procedure- 2+ years of cost accounting work experience- Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and work independently- Demonstrated experience with one or more ERP systemsRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. - 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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