Cost Accounting Manager

Robert Half
Winchester, VA
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04530-0011788181Classification: Cost Accounting ManagerCompensation: $100000.00 to $125000.00 yearlyPublicly traded manufacturer is seeking a Cost Accounting Manager to join their people and culture driven organization / team. The Cost Accounting Manager will report to the Manufacturing Controller, supervise a small team of Cost Accountants with the primary responsibilities for directing and coordinating the costing activity for the company. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone to make a huge impact on the organization while in a highly visible position as you will develop and maintain their product costing for their MTO and MTS business segments, develop and continue to build out a staff and play a critical role in implementing the costing module or Oracle. My client has a terrific reputation for taking care of their employees, promoting professional growth and ensuring everyone feels valued for their contributions. * Maintain accurate product and operational standard costs. * Lead the effort to transition our current cost accounting systems to an ERP environment. * Standardize our cost accounting practices as we move to one cost accounting method for the whole company. * Coordinates the annual standard setting process to ensure accuracy and timely completion along with explanations for changes year over year. * Responsible for managing/developing the Cost Accounting staff. * Develops, implements, coordinates policies and procedures for the department; evaluates and makes appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes ensuring that practices are in line with the overall goals of the organization. * Understands manufacturing operations as it relates to standard material, labor, and overhead costing. * Works with Engineering to develop and maintain labor and overhead standards. * Prepares periodic and complex cost/margin studies and other special financial and business-related studies. * Completes make vs. buy analysis and provides the qualitative information to help leadership with decision making. * Prepare LIFO calculation for inventory valuation and other key year-end tasks. * Prepares special analysis and analyzes trends, costs, and revenues in manufacturing, sales, finance, and general business conditions. * Responsible for material analysis, various month-end analyses, general ledger account reconciliations and various special assignments. * Participates on cross functional and problem-solving teams and projects. * Prepares required inventory footnote disclosures as assigned for 10-Q & annual report filing with SEC. * Supports our external audit relationship by providing information and answering questions as necessary. * Role model CITE principles. Please apply directly to this posting or contact Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, on LinkedIn or by calling 703.760.7662.Job Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field of studyExperience developing, administering and implementing cost accounting and financial systemsStrong leadership and management experienceExcel skills to include a high level of proficiency with pivot tables and VLookupsOutstanding verbal, written and interpersonal skillsThis position is currently remote, however the intention is for it to be in the office or a hybrid work model. My client will offer a robust relocation package.Please apply directly to this posting or contact Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, on LinkedIn or by calling 703.760.7662.Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. (C) 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (