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Job Number: 2163160

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Location: Rohnert Park
Compensation: $90,000-110,000

Job Summary:
Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking a Cost Accountant to join their accounting department. Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to the month end close, budgeting and forecasting, analyzing variances, and assisting the operations team to help them improve profitability. The ideal candidate will possess accuracy, the ability to meet deadlines and be well organized.


  • Prepare monthly margin analysis and variance reports and provide insight to business partners

  • Maintain the standard cost system

  • Ad hoc analysis to support Sales, Operations and Finance in the area of sales and gross margin

  • Initiate and support growth and profitability projects related to existing and new business

  • Assist with product pricing process

  • Maintain KPI's to track progress to established sales and operating targets

  • Update Bills of Material

  • Support and validate results for all productivity projects

  • Assist with sales forecast and SIOP planning

  • Calculate price updates on monthly and quarterly

  • Capital asset tracking and summarization

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS in accounting or related field; required

  • 3+ Years related experience; preferred

  • High level of skill using Excel pivot tables to manipulate data and provide useful analysis

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