Cost Accountant

Posted on by Team SMT


Position Title: Cost Accountant  (View this Job Opportunity on LinkedIn)

Report to: Controller

The Cost Accountant is a key member of the Accounting team and will work closely with manufacturing operations to support cost improvement measurements and metrics.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial and administrative support to manufacturing operations on a daily, weekly, monthly basis including monitoring operating expenses and tracking metrics.
  •  Provides detail analysis of monthly material, labor and manufacturing variances.
  • Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • General clerical, bookkeeping, cost accounting and accounting duties using MAS500 System & Peachtree.
  • Participates in month-end processes and perform necessary analysis and reporting,
  • Prepares /reviews balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. 


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Previous accounting/manufacturing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others
  • Intermediate level of analytical skills
  • Intermediate level of organization skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with job costing
  • Cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
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