Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
§ Analyzing data collected and recording results
§ Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
§ Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
§ Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
§ Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
§ Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
§ Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
§ Maintaining Cost Accounting System
§ Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger, MIS closure
§ Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
§ Reconciles finished goods inventories
§ Preparation of product costing for various jobs
§ Preparing monthly report of budget vs actual costing for the projects executed during the month.
The right Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst will have the following qualifications:
§ Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
§ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
§ Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles.
§ Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
§ Experience with MAPICS a plus, sixth sense or SAP
§ Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
§ Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Preferable candidate : Female