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Cost Accountant

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract To Hire

Our client, located in Chicago, is looking for a Cost Accountant. Do you have experience with standard cost analysis, reconciliation of inventory to the general ledger? If so, we would like to talk with you!


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts.
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues.
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials.
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close.
  • Work to track, tag and dispose of obsolete inventory.
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing on spending variances.
  • Monitor internal inventory transfers.



  • 3 + years of experience.
  • BA required
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Manipulating large amounts of data


Why Choose Addison Group?

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