Cost Accountant

Ringside Search and Staffing Published: December 27, 2016
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A well-respected client of ours in the Greater Columbus area has an immediate need for a Cost Accountant. This contract position is fast-paced and will be responsible for financial analysis, standard cost accounting, margin analysis, budgeting, internal controls, month end closing, reconciliations and inventory analysis.

Top reasons to work with our client:

  • Compensation: $35.00 - $45.00 per hour
  • Gain recognition throughout the organization
  • Opportunity for a permanent, full-time position based on performance

What you will be doing:

  • Perform monthly closing activities including analysis of accounts.
  • Provide financial guidance to the department on cost accounting questions and issues.
  • Participate in the budgeting & forecasting process.
  • Analyze gross margin results, correct anomalies, identify trends, and communicate findings.

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to gather and analyze detailed financial data
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Team Building and Development


Keywords: Cost Accounting, Accountant, Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Budget Forecasting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Financial Reports, Analyst, Month-end closing, GL, General Ledger

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