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Cost Accountant

Houston, TX 77061

Posted: 11/08/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 17691 Pay Rate: 70,000

Job Description

Cost Accountant
One of our clients located in Houston, TX is looking to add a Cost Accountant to their team this is a direct hire opportunity. 

Company Profile:
Family-owned business
Utility Safety
Field Services

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Cost Accountant Profile:
Lead financial operations with inventory management 
Lead annual physical inventory counts, review daily cycle count data, and performs root cause analysis of discrepancies
Perform labor rates, overhead rates, and annual standard cost rollup
Assist in setup and maintenance of ABC stratification codes
Develop root cause analyses and corrective actions 
Understand product lines by working with Purchasing, Operations, Sales & Marketing
Works closely with the ops team to ensure proper time keeping 
Maintain weekly reporting framework- inventory trends, absorption analysis, utilization, efficiency & productivity metrics
Prepare month end close Cost Accounting entries and prepare relevant monthly variance analysis reports 
Maintenance and analysis of product line gross margins
Reconcile inventory and capital accounts monthly
Tracks all expenses associated with capital projects
Review bills of materials and labor routings 
Monthly end, quarterly and yearly accounting close

Cost Accountant Background Profile:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
Strong understanding of Cost Accounting
Must have a good understanding of fixes assets (PP&E) and inventory
Strong understanding from the manufacturing standpoint: Bill of Materials,  creating standard costs for each inventory item, familiar with Capital Expenditures, and next steps once assets are placed in service
Understanding of manufacturing routers
WIP inventory reconciliation and standard inventory costing
Understanding process improvement manufacturing concepts
Lean Six sigma belts a plus
Excel-Pivot tables, V-lookups, Macros, etc.
Understanding of ERP systems

Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings!  You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “Benefits” tab.

Features and Benefits:
Bonus Package
Full Health Benefits package
Long and Short term disability
PTO plus Holidays and floating 

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.  The client cannot sponsor any visas.

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Job Requirements

Must have a good understanding of fixes assets (PP&E) and inventory Strong understanding from the manufacturing standpoint: Bill of Materials, experience creating standard costs for each inventory item, and are they familiar with Capital Expenditures, and next steps once assets are placed in service

Meet Your Recruiter

Madison Bowdy

Madison is a graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Business Management and Human Resources, and works with Frontline Source Group as a Talent Executive. She has handled staffing in a wide range of customer service, administrative, human resources, grocery, finance, and marketing. Working nationwide allows Madison to help candidates find the right opportunity and be in the most competitive position when interviewing.

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