Cost Accountant

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01370-0011716809

Classification: Cost Accountant

Compensation: $20.00 to $20.00 hourly

Cost Accountant will be responsible for analyzing revenue, cost of sales, and inventory. 

Essential Functions:

1. Inventory valuation. 

2. Work order review.

3. Month end closing.

4. Monitor vendor and warranty receivables.

5. Assist with year-end inventory audits.

6. Cost and job adjustments.

7. Assist with ERP system setup and maintenance.

8. Report on periodic variances and their causes.

9. Perform journal entries and financial statement review for assigned companies.

Additional Responsibilities:

10. Will work closely with the Senior Cost Accountant to assist

11. Other duties and projects as assigned by management.

12. Ensure compliance in all safety, health, and environmental regulations, policies and procedures for a goal of zero incidents and injuries; Assist in delivering required training to ensure that all coworkers have the necessary skills to perform their jobs properly and safely.

13. Communicate consistently on all activities to appropriate individuals (internal & external).

14. Maintain ongoing communication and adhere to all Companywide policies to eliminate and/or reduce exposure to liability.

15. Special projects or work as assigned.

Job Requirements

Microsoft Excel, Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Payable (AP), Journal Entries, Asset Inventory, Asset Inventory, Fixed Asset Inventory, ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning, Month End Close

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