The Cost Accountant is responsible for the accurate costing of raw materials, WIP & finished goods within the Companys ERP system. This includes monthly maintenance of standard costs, correction of costing errors, setting up new part numbers and the annual standard setting of labor and overhead rates. The ability to analyze, investigate and make proper conclusions of unusual inventory activity or inconsistencies is critical.
Perform risk analysis and provide recommendations for internal control enhancements; provide effective analysis and understanding of COGS actual results, budget development and variance reporting to senior management by developing insightful reporting.
The Cost Accountant is responsible for managing the month end cost rolls, participating in the month end close process as well as interpretation of operational reporting, monitoring of actual results, forecasting, planning and analysis.