Cost Accountant

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Cost Accountant

Exton, Pennsylvania

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Exton, Pennsylvania

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

NA

May 20, 2024

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Job ID: F-1377430-GJH_1716221173

May 20, 2024

Job ID: F-1377430-GJH_1716221173

Job Summary

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Role Overview:

As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing cost management processes, analyzing financial data to assist in financial planning, and providing detailed cost information to help the company optimize its production and budgeting strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and manage cost accounting systems and procedures.
  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation.
  • Conduct inventory analysis and management to prevent discrepancies and ensure accuracy.
  • Collaborate with various departments to analyze costs of new products and propose cost-saving solutions.
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost, and inventory liability accounts by customer type.
  • Assist in month-end close of the general ledger by preparing necessary journal entries.
  • Analyze and report margin analysis by product, division, or customer.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant, or similar role.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and financial reporting practices, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Experience with accounting software and databases.
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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