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Cost Accountant

Accountemps • Cathedral City, CA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

$21.22 - $27.62/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Accounting, Finance, Professional Services

Job Description

Ref ID:00670-9501951876

Classification:Accountant - Cost

Compensation:$21.22 to $27.62 per hour

A local print and design packaging company is looking for a Cost Analyst. The Cost Analyst's purpose will be to provide accounting information and analytical support around business decision making. Monitoring daily inventory transactions and reconciliation all of inventory accounts. Preparing production variances reports to drive improvements in manufacturing process. This Cost Analyst also participates in month end close and helps develop the annual budget. The Cost Analyst will capture and analyze data around the manufacturing process through the use of BPCS, Microsoft Excel, and Word software. Potential Responsibilities for Cost Analyst: Working with engineering, purchasing, and planning to establish accuracy standard costs for manufactured items. Estimate production costs to help secure new business for the company. Daily monitoring of Raws, Packaging, WIP, and Finished Goods to recognize and post correct in BPCS. Assures inventory is costed appropriately; records are correct and timely by monitoring and analyzing variances and transactions. Participates in month end close and assists in developing the annual budget. Provides assurance that decisions made based on standard costs and inventory flow are sound. Prepares production reports and maintain reporting structures to provide information about key metrics to management. Support safety projects and procedures for manufacturing. Preferred Skills and Experience: 4 to 5 years in manufacturing accounting experience, including cost accounting. Able to produce and analyze the manufacturing performance reports Understand manufacturing results and able to explain the operation variances. Knowledge and high level experience with AS400 and Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, and Access) Excellent written and oral communication skills. BPCS or AS400 experience (desirable). Experience writing queries in AS400 or Access (desirable). Lean Manufacturing knowledge (desirable). Candidates are strongly preferred to have the following qualifications:* Have an accounting degree* Experience with operational analysis: material usage variances, labor variances, overhead variances* Work with manufacturing team: operators, planner, mfg. analyst to set up item, shop order and costing* Understand Bill of Material, routing, machine speed to update annual standards* Proficiency with Excel, Access, and ERP system. Able to monitor and correct the transactions in BPCS

Job Requirements

Cost Accountant AS 400

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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