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Cost Accountant

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description

Summary: The Cost Accountant directs activities of product costing, product manufacturing analysis, and inventory valuation. This position is also responsible for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.
Essential Responsibilities include the following. Other duties and special projects may be assigned.
Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
Analyzing data collected and recording results.
Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
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

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Summary: The Cost Accountant directs activities of product costing, product manufacturing analysis, and inventory valuation. This position is also responsible for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.
Essential Responsibilities include the following. Other duties and special projects may be assigned.
Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
Analyzing data collected and recording results.
Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
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
Posted By: rgriggs@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:West Palm Beach, FL
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:7/10/2018
  • Contact: Reggie Griggs (561) 687-8896
  • Pay Range: $28.00 - $32.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1807-33593