Cost Accountant Il

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Location
Columbus, Georgia
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 16.00 - US$ 22.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_39203
Contact
Heather Davidson, Spherion
Phone
706-9565152
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Job Description

Cost accounting is a facet of management accounting that determines the actual cost associated with manufacturing a product or providing a service by looking at all expenses within the supply chain. It is done for the purpose of budget preparation and profitability analysis. The information derived from this process is useful to managers in determining which products, departments or services are most profitable and which ones need improvement.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for conducting moderately complex cost audits and preparing and analyzing cost reports. Maintains complex ledgers, reconciles and analyzes specific cost account ledgers and prepares difficult journal entries. Prepares a variety of reports to maintain and analyze the cost accounting system; analyzes unit costs and projects future expenses; analyzes operating costs to determine variances and causes. Ensures that costs are allocated properly. Researches and gathers historical cost data to prepare reports and analysis on such activities as material purchase, labor, equipment, depreciation, repairs, operating expenses, overhead and the like. Assists in the development and installation of new and revised cost accounting systems, procedures and controls. Reviews the preparation of various records and reports compiled by lower level accounting personnel.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Attention to detail. Requires knowledge of cost control systems and related cost accounting functions and includes the preparation of strategic recommendations to management. Requires knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Highly skilled and knowledgeable in Excel.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
0-1 years

Qualifications:
Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires at least 1 year related experience.


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