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Senior Cost Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

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 3-5 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 Oracle experience

If you are qualified, please apply below and include a resume in Word format. Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and approval.

U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Know someone who is well-qualified for this role? If you refer someone to us, and we place them at any time in the future, Vaco will send you a generous referral bonus.

At Vaco, we connect your work experience to the open job-promoting 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!