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Cost Accountant

Location : St. Louis, MO
Job Type : Direct Hire
Compensation : 65000.00 - 75000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+
Required Education : Bachelor's

Job Description :

  • Coordinate the physical inventory count and cycle count schedule

  • Investigate and resolve variance

  • Maintain and update cost elements and cost models

  • Review standard costs, earned and actual costs for variances

  • Administer standard, adjusting, and closing entries to record, reconcile, and validate the increase and decrease of raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods stock  using Infor M3 ERP software

  • Revise the reserve for obsolete inventory as needed, and partner with cross-functional  leadership to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory

  • Guide the capital expense budget cycle, assess annual request ROI

  • Partner with cross-functional leadership to identify and implement cost accounting system design improvements, solutions to process constraints, and estimates for costs incurred over an asset’s useful life

  • Prepare accounting schedules, organize financial records, and verify that all financial materials align with U.S. GAAP accounting standards and are easily accessible for audit

  • Utilize knowledge of cost definition, recognition, and measurement to keep the accounting and reporting manual and policies accurate and up-to-date

Required Qualifications :

  •   Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • · Several years of applicable process and standard cost accounting experience

  • · Key skillset includes math, communication, organization, and analytics

  • · Proactive cross-functional business partner

  • · Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, accounting software, and ERP systems


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