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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Muncie, Indiana

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a cost accountant. This critical Cost Accountant role is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also establish customer pricing by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. This position is for a talented Cost Accountant looking for a company experiencing substantial growth.

What you get to do every single day

  • Create reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services

  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program

  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements

  • Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results

  • Generate and complete internal cost audits

  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

  • Support audits and general ledger preparation

  • Develop and support the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization

  • Approximate costs for new and proposed products- Plan projects and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Recommend costs and cost savings based on analysis

  • Put into action a standard costing methodology for domestic plants

  • Conduct variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances

  • Record and examine changes in goods and services, and determine the effects on cost Requirements - Understanding of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

  • Extremely detailed and analytical

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Knowledge of organizational accounting concepts

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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