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Robert Half Accountant in Valdese, North Carolina


Interested in joining a global manufacturing company? This is a great opportunity for someone with a BS in Accounting and 4+ years of experience that would be interested in learning/developing cost accounting.

This critical Accountant role is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also work closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team to establish customer pricing.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Maintain the cycle count program and take physical inventory

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

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

  • Decide costs of business activity, including raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste

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

  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation

  • Generate and complete internal cost audits

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

  • Interpret data collected and record detailed results

  • Follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements

  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs

  • Put into action a standard costing methodology for domestic plants

  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings


  • BS in Accounting - 4+ years of experience

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or related field

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong knowledge of cost management methodologies, activities, and cost pools based on direct and indirect cost rates

  • Experience working with organizational accounting concepts

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