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Cost Accountant

Location: San Marcos, TX
Job # 11285885
Date Posted: 08-20-2018
Award-winning manufacturer and construction contractor for highways, bridges, sports stadiums, and industrial buildings seeks a Cost Accountant.

In this role, the Cost Accountant performs cost analyses, audits, and reporting associated with the cost accounting function for all manufacturing plants, which may include collecting & analyzing costing data, preparing budgets & various projections, determining fixed costs (salaries, rent, insurance), preparing profit & loss statements, overseeing and tracking accounts payable/receivable & payroll activity, and other general functions related to the cost accounting process.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
  • Responsible for overseeing all accounting and AR/AP & payroll functions.
  • Collects data to determine costs of business expenses and activity, such as raw material costs, inventory & equipment depreciation, and labor and analyzes the impact of those costs on the operational entity.
  • Analyzes data obtained and records results. Analyzes changes in raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, and equipment depreciation to determine effects on costs.
  • Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Prepares budgets, P& L statements, cost & revenue projections and other detailed reporting to management & executive team.
  • Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Establish the inventory value of finished products with the organization.
  • Tracks established Key Performance Indicator Reports such as Days to Collect, Days in Inventory, etc.
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