Cost Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Hagerstown, MD
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Description Our growing client is seeking a cost accountant to join their team. The Cost Accountant is a critical role responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost and margin analysis. This role will also provide expert subject matter relating to strategic and tactical decisions impacting operation and profitability by working closely with the sales teams and senior financial management team. Are you a talented Cost Accountant looking for a position with a company experiencing substantial growth? Then this may be the role for you. If interested please email your resume to Taylor McClintock at Robert Half or reach out via LinkedIn.How you will make an impact- Recommend costs and cost savings based on analysis- Review changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost- Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results- Create internal cost audits- Take physical inventory and review the cycle count program- Plan projects and collect data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor usage, waste- Assist in audits and general ledger preparation- Make estimates of new and proposed product costs- Create and manage the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization- Generate financial statements that comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)- Generate reports comparing production costs to standard costs and analyze manufacturing costs- Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services- Assist with month-end closing Requirements - Bachelors degree in accounting or related field- 2 years of Cost Accounting work experienceRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.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. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .