Cost Accountant

  • Reno, NV
  • 2022-08-16

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Summary: The position will be a part of the greater financial team reporting to the multi-location Controller. You will oversee plant financials for the location and supervise all manufacturing accounting. 


Responsibilities of the Cost Accountant 

  • Manage Period-End and Year-End closings.
  • Develop and follow-up on budgets of all Manufacturing & Manufacturing Service Cost Centers.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls.
  • Building a comprehensive detailed analyses and reporting structure (especially on the cost of goods manufactured portion) of the P&L. 
  • Cost center analysis.
  • Cost Accountant performs cost rolls for existing products, new products and estimates. 
  • Ensure BOMs and Routings are accurate and meaningful and that Inventory control is accurate and meaningful. 
  • Ensure Standards for material, labor & overhead rates are accurate and meaningful. 
  • Perform monthly analysis of variances (Labor, PPV, Overhead).
  • Ensure the appropriate controls and structure are in place for scrap and cycle count reporting. 
  • Participate in coordinating the annual budget process. 
  • Review monthly reconciliation of accounts. 

 Requirements for the Cost Accountant

  • BS in Accounting or Finance (Highly Preferred)
  • 5 years experience in MANUFACTURING cost accounting with strong knowledge of Labor and Material variances along with how to FIND AND FIX!
  • Ability to identify and analyze business issues; developing and recommending solutions. 
  • Experienced with:  freight, marketing/sales expenses, forecasting, inventory, expense reports, auditors, variance analysis, etc.

A background of success with communication and presentation skills.