Sr. Cost Accountant in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Indianaplois is working with a fantastic client who is looking for a contract-to-hire Sr. Cost Accountant.

Senior Cost Accountant


  • Extract data from ERP system to maintain and develop operational KPI's and communicate areas for improvement to CFO and Senior leadership.
  • Manage standard cost process in line with corporate policy - fully responsible for setting and maintaining the accuracy of standard costs. Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares ongoing report comparing standard costs to actual production costs with and to liaise with manufacturing teams to address areas of improvement.
  • Partners with operational teams to aid in the financial justification of capital investments.
  • Provide support to Procurement and Engineering during evaluation of make-buy decisions and new product costing.
  • Provide data for margin review process and methodology to find areas where margins can be enhanced or improved by price increases and/or obsolescing/substitution.
  • Management of Inventory Process to include accurate application of policy; reporting; journal entries and administration of management overrides.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years in Cost Accounting manufacturing environment
  • Excellent analytical skills - proficient in data extraction and manipulation.
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual capable of working as a member of a team, leading teams and operating independently
  • Excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, and written/oral communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Dynamics Navision would be a plus