Cost Accountant (Temp to Hire OR Perm) in High Point, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/16/2020

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Job Description

Combine your financial expertise with our industry connections and you'll 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. 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 month/year-end close responsibilities, preparing and analyzing financial information, reconciling inventory. You will be accountable for ensuring that all financial deadlines are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform month, quarter and year-end close processes through journal entry preparation and working with management.
  • Reconciling inventory and other GL accounts
  • Preparing financial reports summarizing account information and trends
  • Resolving account discrepancies, especially those with production sites
  • Be capable of handling a fast-pace environment, work collaboratively throughout the organization and be process improvement minded.
  • Communicating financial information to department heads and product line managers
  • Capable of working with Auditors (both internal and external), FP&A, Corporate accounting, Reporting and IT

Ideal Candidate:
  • Analytically minded and strong problem solving skills
  • Hands on individual
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills working across various functions
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong Ethics, professionalism and organization skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related area, required
  • MBA and CPA preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office