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Cost Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Indianapolis Full-Time
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Our client is a leading manufacturing company. Due to exponential growth, they are looking to add a Cost Accountant to help monitor and streamline their operations.   

Essential Functions  
  • Provide cost estimates for new products and ensure standard cost is set prior to first production run.
  • Assist with month-end closing including reconciliation of perpetual inventories to the general ledger.
  • Analyze manufacturing variances on a weekly basis.
  • Publish weekly Plant Variance Forecast with commentary.
  • Publish monthly Plant Variance actual versus budget with commentary.  
  • Serve as a financial resource to the operations and management team.
  • Be proactive in compiling and analyzing financial information for the business units.
  • Assist with cycle counting, physical inventory, and other special projects as assigned

  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency with JD Edwards or other large ERP systems is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel is required
  • CPA or CMA a plus

Skills required

Financial Statements
Analyze Bill
Perform Cost Estimate
Financial Analysis
Cost Information
Reconcile Physical Inventory


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Cost Accountant
Estimated Salary: $81K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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