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Cost Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Cost Accountant

International manufacturer has an immediate need for a Cost Accountant to join their growing team. This is a newly created position due to growth within the company. As a Cost Accountant, you will be instrumental in growing the department. The Cost Accountant will be responsible for complex cost analysis, month and year-end cost budgeting & forecasting, inventory analysis, COGS reporting, and ad hoc projects. This company offers a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits.


  • Analyze raw materials, overhead, manufacturing methods, for effects on production costs.
  • Determine and report unit costs of factors affecting production, such as raw materials, labor, inventory, machine maintenance, etc.
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
  • Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
  • Calculate budget vs. actual manufacturing costs
  • Prepare periodic reports comparing standard to actual costs.
  • Provide management with cost and comparative reports to indicate need for change in pricing or production.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of cost accounting methods and procedures.
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others
  • Ad-hoc reporting as required


  • BS/BA with 2-5 years' relevant cost accounting experience
  • CPA, MBA or other certification preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Advanced systems skills required with preference given to candidates with SAP experience