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Cost Accountant

Company: Aston Carter
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


  • Monitor project costs for Engineering to Order, Build to Order products and Contracted Services including preparation of monthly revenue and cost entries
  • Analyze and communicate timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to operations management
  • Assist in Quarterly forecast and Annual Manufacturing Operating Plan
  • Lead the generation of departmental expense statements and hours to operations.
  • Identify operational reporting gaps and Lead improvements.
  • Support a monthly operational review with Plant and Departmental Management on budget and/or forecast to actual
  • Perform annual standard cost update as it relates to material, manufacturing labor, overhead and surcharge rates
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and timely capture of all production costs and effective analysis of production variances
  • Compile and analyze project costs providing explanations for variances between actuals and estimates
  • Finance representative for annual physical inventory counts
  • Perform month end close as it relates to inventory, production variances, and project costs
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations
  • Prepare and post standard and non-standard journal entries
  • Perform other reasonably related tasks as assigned by management.Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of full cycle Cost Accounting experience
    • Experience looking at trends and forecasting
    • 3+ years of financial reporting experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience managing inventory - forecast of inventory
    • ERP software experience About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Columbia , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , West Columbia, South Carolina

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