Robert Half Accountemps Cost Accountant in Tempe, Arizona

Growing Arizona manufacturer is looking to add a Cost Accountant for a 3 month project that could turn into a full time placement.

Job Responsibilities

Prepares estimates of new product costs in a timely and accurate manner; using existing excel templates, gathering data and understanding historical figures for throughput, staffing and waste-loss

Regularly maintain and update pricing for each customer account including the master pricing file; by reviewing invoices and comparing with pricing models

Prepare, analyze and report in a timely basis the weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by multiple categories

Analyze actual costs versus standard costs/budgets and prepare a report of variances

Monthly bank and general ledger reconciliation

Assist in month and year-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary

Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls

Review, analyze and ensure validity of inventory and margin reports, assist with cycle count/physical inventories, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analysis and profitability

Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others as required

Qualifications and Skills

BA degree in Accounting or related field 2+ years of accounting experience Construction ERP software experience is preferred

Email resume to for consideration.

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