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Senior Cost Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Beloit Full-Time
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Senior Cost Accountant

About the Company

Our client is a leading manufacturing organization looking to add an experienced Cost Accountant to their team. The Senior Cost Accountant will have a proven track record of providing financial information for Labor Reporting, Bill of Materials, review of standard and actual costs for variances, as well as supporting other analysis and planning functions. The Senior Cost Accountant will have direct visibility to executive leadership and will be provided the tools necessary to directly affect the overall business in a positive way.

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Cost Accountant, you should have detailed experience in understanding the components of overhead cost, burden rates, company allocations to develop rates, work center, routing, BOM and work orders.

Specific duties in this Cost Accountant role include: 

• PPV 
• Validation of cost for good sold for month end close 
• Labor Reporting 
• Analysis of capital budgeting requests 
• Coding MRO's and PO's 
• Physical Inventory 
• Support general accounting functions that include journal entries, inventory analysis, monthly obsolesce review/reserve, monthly cycle accounting 
• Other support includes analysis and planning as well Job Requirements 

We are looking for an experienced Senior Cost Accountant with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to effectively work both independently or in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

Specific requirements for this Senior Cost Accountant position include: 

• Bachelor's Degree - Accounting, Finance or related field 
• Cost Accounting 
• Must have strong Excel skills with pivot table experience 
• Corporate Accounting/General Ledger experience 
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail 
• Solid computer skills

Skills required

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


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Senior 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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