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Cost Accountant

Company: Robert Half
Location: Statesville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Robert Half is currently working with a dynamic client seeking a cost accountant. This critical Cost Accountant role is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also establish customer pricing by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. This position is for a talented Cost Accountant looking for a company experiencing substantial growth.Your responsibilities- Recommend costs and cost savings based on analysis- Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost- Support audits and general ledger preparation- Make calculations of new and proposed product costs- Execute standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants- Monitor the cycle count program and conduct physical inventories- Prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs and analyze manufacturing costs- Conduct variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances- Design a cost accounting system, and manage the documents and records of the organization- Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements- Analyze projects and data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste- Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services- Interpret data collected and record detailed results- Create internal cost audits- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment- Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner- Very detail oriented and expert analytical thinking skills- Understanding of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates- Knowledge of organizational accounting concepts- 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience- Bachelors degree in accounting or related fieldRobert 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.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information. 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use .

Keywords: Robert Half, Charlotte , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Statesville, North Carolina

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