Cost Accountant
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Cost Accountant

Job Description

Ref ID: 05140-0011428140

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $70000.00 to $75000.00 yearly

Do you enjoy working in a challenging and fast-paced culture? Are you excited about the chance to be part of a renowned company? Robert Half Finance may have the job you are looking for. To support the company's objectives as Cost Accountant, you will prepare and consolidate financial statements, analyze and reconcile accounts, analyze cash flow, produce budgets and forecasting, prepare audits, and handle internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidate must possess top-notch analytical skills. This position is full time with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the chance to grow.


- Prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

- Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

- Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

- Analyze manufacturing operations, equipment availability and utilization

- Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions

- Maintain cost accounting system and cost ledger

- Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

- Perform life cycle cost-benefit analysis

- Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate cost accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

Job Requirements

- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

- 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

- The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Prior experience in a plant accounting environment is highly valued

- Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

- General familiarity with journal entries

- Demonstrated knowledge of Ledger Account Analysis

- Production planning experience

- Adeptness in month end closings

- Manufacturing Cost Accounting experience highly desired

- Cost analysis experience required

- Strong familiarity with Annual Physical Inventory

- Great attention to detail

- Experience with ERP systems

- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

- Exceptional time management skills preferred

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professoinals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Job Snapshot

Base Pay 70,000.00 CAD - 75,000.00 CAD /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 05140-0011428140
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