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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Spokane, Washington

Description Our growing client is seeking a cost accountant to join their team. The Cost Accountant is a critical role responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also establish customer pricing by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you.

What you get to do every day

  • Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost

  • Plan projects and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program

  • Create reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services

  • Develop and support the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization

  • Perform variance analysis such as Purchase Price to Cost variance, cost revaluation, Invoice to PO price variances and work order variances

  • Estimate new and proposed product costs

  • Help prepare general ledgers and assist in audits

  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

  • Generate costs and cost saving ideas based on analysis

  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits

  • Implement standardized costing methodology for all domestic plants

  • Examine the data collected and log a detailed record of the results

  • Abide by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements Requirements - Experience working with organizational accounting concepts

  • 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • High analytical and extremely detailed

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Experience utilizing cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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