Cost Accountant – JPS-487

Job ID: JPS-487

Full-time Onsite Position with Paid Relocation

Award-Winning Client Opportunity

Our client, a leader in their industry, is seeking a talented professional for the following position:

Job Title: Cost Analyst (ID: JPS-487)

Location: Confidential

Skills: Accounting for Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Product Development, Cost Analysis, Inventory Control

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

Job Details:

Our esteemed client, a renowned organization with multiple accolades, is looking to fill the role of Cost Analyst. This full-time onsite position comes with a generous bonus structure and paid relocation.


  • Collaborate with diverse departments to understand processes and establish/maintain standard costs, labor, and overhead rates for various product lines.
  • Review the accuracy and reasonableness of recorded transactions, including manufacturing, labor, distribution, and shipments.
  • Analyze monthly variances from standard costs, covering direct labor, overhead & departmental cost rates, and inventory.
  • Issue manufacturing efficiency reports and conduct research for analytical studies on cost analyses and profitability.
  • Ensure timely submission of accurate inventory and gross margin schedules to management.
  • Reconcile sales, cost, and inventory liability accounts by customer type and division.
  • Lead and manage the Engineering Change Notification (ECN) process, evaluating and reporting on cost-saving initiatives related to product development and manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Perform financial analysis related to new product launch efforts.
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries, and analyze inventory evaluation and roll forward.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures in compliance with relevant standards, promoting a robust internal control environment.
  • Maintain internal control documentation and conduct internal control tests.
  • Analyze cost accounting data and provide support for cycle count/physical inventories.
  • Contribute to special projects as required.

If you possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field, along with expertise in manufacturing accounting, supply chain, and product development, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Job ID: JPS-487

Note: Please review the position requirements carefully before submitting potential candidates for consideration.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Norway
State: lowa

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