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Cost Accountant

Location: Tulsa Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: Brandon.Lyons@addisongroup.com

Cost Accountant needed for a growing Tulsa manufacturing company.  For immediate and confidential experience please send your resume to Brandon Lyons at Brandon.Lyons@addisongroup.com

SUMMARY:

Develop, maintain, and analyze various cost accounting systems and projects and provide information to management that will assist them in making decisions concerning manufacturing processes and cost improvements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to the following:

  • Become familiar with the current JDE system as to which files contain certain data that can be extracted and formatted unto useful information from which decisions can be made
  • Prepare reports, identify costing and/or procedural problems through bill auditing, inventory analysis and observation of paperwork flow
  • Perform time studies and audit bill of materials and routings, with Product Engineering and Industrial Engineering to correct standards
  • Develop skills to enhance the Department's knowledge through query accessibility
  • Analyze monthly material, labor, and overhead manufacturing variances and identify areas requiring improvement in the manufacturing processes by comparing actual cost to standard
  • Develop and manage assigned accounting systems and projects such as standard development and physical inventory by using actual and historical data to provide more accurate product cost
  • Propose methods of increasing the accuracy of our inventory accounting and financial reporting by reviewing current costing methods, controls and procedures and initiating special analysis
  • Work closely with production floor management representatives in analyzing questionable production/support practices by spending some time in production and support areas
  • Actively participate in the annual physical inventory by being available in whatever area in the plant requires accounting assistance
  • Support month-end closing and all reporting activities supported by Cost Accounting
  • Purchasing/supply chain management support

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Three plus years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing