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Cost Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting U.S • Auburn Hills, MI

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

$80,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance


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Job Description

Ref ID: 02250-0009999974

Classification: Accountant - Cost

Compensation: $80,000.00 to $110,000.00 per year

Our client a global tier one supplier is looking to hire a cost accountant/analyst. Duties include: • Provide support to the Product Stream with complete, accurate and timely financial costing information to support business development and the decision making process • Standardize and further develop costing knowledge • Support Director Costing to prepare financial information to formulate strategies with respect to product profitability, capital investment, and other strategic planning activities • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review • Provide support on cost breakdown preparation • Develop and maintain skills and professionalism in the costing network within the Product Stream • support Plants on annual calculation of Standard Costs • prepare monthly Program tracking's highlighting gaps in profitability • Utilise cost methodologies and tools and appropriate software to prepare and maintain reliable and accurate data. Key focus is data reliability • Share costing best practises within the Product Stream • Be involved in: 1) Program cost update 2) Standard Costing – Assurance of standard costs for all products, alignement with Divisional Standard and reconciliation with Budget P L; 3) Gross Margin Management – in all plants, Vcor data reliability; 4) VA/VE costing; 5) Make vs Buy

Job Requirements

Interested candidates must have: Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Finance, Business Administration or Engineering) 4-5 years experience as a Plant Controller, Costing Manager or strong controlling responsibilities Advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot table), Word, Power Point. Knowledge of VCOR, IDash, Qlikview and Product Costing. Results focused with good written and oral English communications skills; Leadership and charisma; flexible; result oriented Ability to work independently Self Starter Ability to manage multiple priorities Willingness to travel to the plants in NC and OH initially 50-75% settling down to 25% travel on a regular basis Interested candidates please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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