cost accountant in somerset

stephanie leon, tatum executive services
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US$ 70,000 - US$ 80,000 per year
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somerset, new jersey
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 70,000 - US$ 80,000 per year
2 Years
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stephanie leon, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

One of the Nation's largest Candy companies seeks to hire a talented Cost Accountant to join their team. They have been a leader in their industry since the 1970's and manufactures some of the world's favorite sweet treats. The position not only offers free candy, but career advancement opportunities and is a great role for someone hoping to get into cost accounting world.

The ideal candidate should have some knowledge of cost and ideally come from a manufacturing background.

location: Somerset, New Jersey
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years

·Update and Maintain product Bill of Materials.

·Responsible for performing ongoing analysis of material, labor and overhead rates as they relate to product costs.

·Analysis of total company standard cost, Purchase Price Variance. Perform cost rolls for standard cost update.

·Perform analysis of plant level cost.

·Analyze product costs, perform operational analysis and calculate necessary cost updates. Support plant overhead analysis.

·Perform ad hoc product/plant analysis to support product costing and to support operations.

·Support plant budgeting process.

·Interfaces with production management, inventory control and warehouse staff, and quality control.


Bachelors Degree in Accounting

2+ years of experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment

Detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level require

skills: Cost Accounting

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