Summary: Applies principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Plans study and collects data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
Analyzes audits of costs and prepares reports.
Compiles cost information to be used in operating budget preparation.
Makes estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
Develops and installs cost accounting system.
Appraises and evaluates real property or equipment for sale, acquisition, or tax purposes.
Regular attendance, ability to arrive at work punctually, and the ability to work on–site.
Ability to work cooperatively with others, ability to deal respectfully with the public, customers, vendors, other employees, managers, and executive management.
Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to interchange with others in the department.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Effective oral and written communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
Accurate data entry and reconciling skills.
Maintains knowledge of commonly used concepts, practice, computer program and procedures within the accounts receivable field.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree in the Accounting, Business or Finance is required;
Three (3) years of Cost Accounting experience required;