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Cost Accountant

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Accountemps Shoreview , MN 55126

Posted 4 months ago

Accountemps is looking for an accomplished Cost Accountant to work for a well-respected company on a temporary project. This role will play a vital piece in the company?s already substantial success. The Cost Accountant will analyze manufacturing operations, maintain the cost accounting system and cost ledger, perform life cycle cost-benefit analysis, analyze inventory valuations, and perform month-end cost accounting close.

  • Plan and record variable costs (e.g. purchases of raw material and operations costs) - Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies

  • Assisting in month-end and year-end closing

  • Analyze and report profit margins

  • Prepare (monthly, quarterly and annual) cost forecasts

  • Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database

  • Determine fixed costs (e.g. salaries, rent and insurance)

  • Prepare budgeting reports


  • Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant study

  • Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role

  • 5 or more years of costing experience in a manufacturing industry

  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail

  • Strong time management skills

  • Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information *Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment. Please submit your resume to and call for review and consideration.

Employment Type: Temporary

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Cost Accountant

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