Cost Accountant in Roswell, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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    Roswell, GA
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Job Description

Updated 10-24-19 (increased salary range, SAP preferred but not required - we are seeking all available Cost Accountants)

Vaco Atlanta is working with one a client in Roswell, GA to find a great Cost Accountant. This is a newly created position due to growth of the company's product lines. This role is designed as a long term contract role (6-12 months) with the potential to turn permanent after our client completes several strategic initiatives. Compensation on the role is targeted at $70,000 - $80,000.

Job Summary:

The cost accountant will provide support for cost maintenance, inventory accounting, and account reconciliation. Responsibilities include cost maintenance in ERP, daily inventory reporting, scheduling & distribution of month-end close reports, preparation of inventory reconciliation, and journal entry. Additional responsibilities include performing physical inventory audits, preparation of audit requests, and ad-hoc reporting.


  • Daily cost maintenance: update material cost due to exceptions, accumulation of cost based on bill of material, review of cost exceptions including review of bill of material changes and engineering errors that prevent cost rollup.
  • Month-end End Close: Scheduling & publishing of month-end inventory valuations, sub-ledger queries, preparation of inventory reconciliation for review by lead accountant, preparation of correcting journal entries.
  • Reporting: Preparation & distribution of daily inventory reporting and other ad-hoc monthly and quarterly reporting to operations team.
  • Prepare audit requests such as inventory cutoff documentation, sub-ledger support as requests, & participate in physical inventory audits.
  • Complete ad-hoc reporting: Special inventory reporting, update government surveys, etc.


  • 2 or more years of related accounting experience (cost accounting, inventory accounting or similar)
  • SAP ERP experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Proven knowledge and understanding of financial accounting practices
  • Effective user of Microsoft Excel including vlookups and pivot tables
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred - Accounting or other business related degree

Job Requirements

cost accounting