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Cost Accountant

Nesco Resource Detroit Full-Time
$0.00 - $30.00 / hour
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Cost Accountant tracks cost, analyzes costing related activities and distributes reports in a standard accounting system. The Cost Accountant is responsible for maintaining the Costing system.
Responsibilities Include:

  • Collecting data to determine costs of business activity, primarily raw material purchases, labor and overhead

  • Analyzing data collected and ensuring the system accurately reflects the correct data

  • Analyzing changes in raw materials, labor or outside services provided, to determine effects on cost

  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs

  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services

  • Observe physical inventories and monitor cycle count program

  • Reviews inventories for obsolete or slow moving parts

 Competencies and Education:

  • 5 years experience in a cost accounting role 

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or equivalent 

  • Excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles

  • Experience with PLEX preferred

  • Experience working with manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards

  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports; proficient to expert in Microsoft Suite

  • Strong project management and communication skills preferred

  • Ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

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Cost Accountant
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Estimated Salary: $73K
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