Job Description

Senior Cost Accountant - Houston, Texas

Our client is looking to hire a Senior Cost Accountant for their corporate office in Houston, Texas. This position is newly created and highly visible

  • Job Responsibilities:

    • Planning, Studying and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
    • Maintaining an expense database and analyzing data collected
    • Analyzing changes in operations, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
    • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports on profit margins by products
    • Analyzing new and proposed product costs
    • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
    • Creating and maintaining Cost Accounting Model
    • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
    • Maintain calculation of overhead costs as required by GAAP
    • Conducts physical inventory audits and monitors cycle count program
    • Assist in investigation and reconciliation of Inventory cycle counting variances

    Job Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 5-7 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
    • BS Degree in Accounting
    • Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
    • Strong Excel skills
    • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
    • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

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Houston TX
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