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Cost Accountant Direct Hire

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

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Job Description

Are you an experienced manufacturing COST ACCOUNTANT ?   Tired of the commute over the 70 bridge?   DIRECT HIRE role between Chesterfield and St Charles! (100% Onsite)
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Benefits: Weekly pay, health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, vacation, 9 paid holidays 401k, temperature controlled work area, on site cafe, referral program, attendance bonus program for hourly employees and more
Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field required
  • 6+ years' experience in cost accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Excel knowledge - Advanced skills required
  • Be able to communicate between departments for success

Job description:
  • Establish standard costs and update them as appropriate.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries related to Inventory Costs and variances manually or by initiating electronic creation through our software program.
  • Review JEs carefully for anomalies and other inconsistencies.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Cost accounting reports for submission to management.
  • Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis and generate reports for senior management.
  • Assist the Controller with suggesting changes to policies or procedures to increase cash flow.
  • Review rates of depreciation, labor and overhead and suggest policy changes to improve results.
  • Classify costs accurately.
  • Generate Variance reports for Labor, Material Usage and Material Cost and analyze findings.
  • Maintain and review the Inventory and Variance accounts in the general ledger and reconcile monthly.
  • Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies and create cost-benefit analyses for changing vendors.
  • This list is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Saint Charles, MO
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:3/17/2023
  • Contact: Jennifer Wilson (314) 994-7195
  • Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2303-196777