Cost Accountant

Job
Overview

  1. Project Controls and Estimating, Finance, HR and Administration
  2. Permanent
GV LJ 1087262
$65,000-80,000

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Industry: automotive metal cutting, stamping, rolling, bending (manufacturing)

Status of Hire: Salaried, Exempt, Direct Hire

Salary: $65-80k

Location: Goose Creek, SC 29445

 

SUMMARY Under minimum supervision, performs cost accounting, process improvement, problem resolution and reporting functions according to established procedures or as directed by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following:

  • Must be able to assist the CFO on improving a cost accounting system and reporting requirements
  • Must prepare and report financial analysis of cost reports and costing audits to the approved personnel
  • Must partner with key internal customers (i.e. production, engineering, shipping, inventory control, sales, etc.) to ensure accurate and meaningful reporting and analysis
  • Performs accounting functions consisting of inventory and labor hour maintenance
  • Supports monthly close process
  • Generates labor cost and shipments reports for management review
  • Manages cost accounting system
  • Conducts product line analysis for management review
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Related work experience for 3 to 6 years in cost accounting and/or finance
  • Technical skills in account reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close responsibilities, etc.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects successfully
  • Possess a strong customer orientation
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Has proven skills in problem analysis and problem resolution
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is a high performance team member and a strong team player
  • Computer proficiency: Word, Excel and Crystal Reports (JobBoss preferred)
  • Acceptable background, reference and credit check

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college, university or technical school
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ related experience and/or training in cost accounting

 

 

**Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer; cannot provide authorization or sponsorship at this time

**Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check to be eligible for hire

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