Cost Accountant (Manufacturing) in Orlando, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

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    Orlando, FL
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

Combine your financial expertise with our industry connections and you will have yourself an advantage over your competition! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a skilled Cost Accountant. At Vaco, we advocate for you by connecting your work experience to the open job. We will promote your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Cost Accountant, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for all cost accounting activities. This involves preparing and analyzing financial information as well as performing collection duties. You will be accountable for ensuring that all financial deadlines are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing standard cost updates for raw material, labor, and overhead rates
  • Analyzing and resolving account discrepancies, heavy analysis of cost of goods sold variance account
  • Establishing expense budgets and cost standards, and related necessary controls
  • Posting journal entries to general ledger accounts
  • Preparing financial reports summarizing account information and trends
  • Reconciling accounting ledgers by posting account transactions
  • Developing and implementing accounting policies, coordinate systems and procedures, and the preparation of operating data and special reports as required.
  • Evaluating cost drivers and generating recommendations to aid in decision making
  • Developing internal controls and maintaining SOX compliance.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting (MUST HAVE)
  • 2+ years of Cost Accounting Experience within the Manufacturing Industry (MUST HAVE)
  • Strong experience within an accounting ERP system (MUST HAVE)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills