Senior Cost Accountant


: $70,050.00 - $107,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Our client, a manufacturer in the Broward area is in need of a Senior Cost Accountant . The need is immediate for a consulting engagement and the Senior Cost Accountant will be reporting to the Controller. The Senior Cost Accountant responsibilities are listed below:


Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule

Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures

Calculate overhead rates and set up expense budgets and issue monthly variance reports

Prepare and analyze cost reports, new product cost build ups and costing reviews

Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded on a monthly basis

Prepare monthly account reconciliations

Review and prepare financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances

Assist with financial and tax audits

Handle monthly and annual inventory reconciliation

Assist with quarterly producer commission reports; analyzing and correcting discrepancies


Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting or Finance

5+ years accounting/finance experience; CPA a plus, but not required

Oracle or ERP experience preferred

Highly detail-oriented and organized in work

Must have excellent communications skills

Ability to meet assigned deadlines

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus

Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from Manager

If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

Job Requirements:
  • Prepare monthly cost accounting journal entries
  • Perform standard cost variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly cost variance analysis (current cost vs. standard cost)
  • Prepare monthly cost and inventory related journal entries
  • Setup standard cost, variance analysis
  • Perform inventory and cost accounting duties
  • Generate necessary cost accounting entries and reconciliations
  • Perform cost and variance analysis
  • Prepare month end cost reporting and analysis
  • Perform monthly variance analysis to standard costs
  • Prepare month-end cost accounting journal entries, and closing activities for inventory accounts
  • Maintain standard manufacturing cost system and issue monthly variance analysis
  • Review the month end inventory journal entries
  • Review cost, variance analysis, and cost controls
  • Analyze the cost accounting results
  • Analyze inventory ledger accounts and physical inventory count variances
  • Perform cost accounting activities including standard cost development, average pricing analysis, margin and cost ratio analysis, inventory control, variance analysis
  • Preparing cost reports related to incurred cost
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs vs. standard cost and prepare periodic reporting comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Prepare inventory journal entries and reconciliations
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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