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Cost Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Janesville, WI Full-Time
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00 / year
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Cost Accountant

About the Company

CFS is engaged with a growing organization in Janesville looking to add a Cost Accountant to their team. This company is offers strong opportunity to advanced within and provides the tools and resources necessary to learn and grow long-term. 

Specific duties in this Cost Accountant role include:

  • Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
  • Support in the completion of closed-out job accounting and cost analysis
  • Participate in ongoing process improvements
  • Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
  • Report on breakeven points by products, work centers, and factories
  • Report on margins by product and division
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
  • Analyze capital budgeting requests
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the target costing group

Specific requirements for this Cost Accountant position include:

  • Cost Accounting experience; preferably 3-5+ years; 2-3 years in a manufacturing environment
  • 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

Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Accountant, Cost Accountant, Cost Accounting, General Ledger, Cost Analyst, BOM's, Routings, Variance Analysis, Senior Cost Accountant, Labor Rates, Standard Cost

Recommended skills

Cost Of Goods Sold (Inventory)
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Cycle Counting
Physical Inventory
Target Costing
Cost Accounting


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This salary is within the average salary range of $46,200-$172,800 for this role in this location

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Cost Accountant
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