Sr. Cost Accountant

Posted 2 months ago by Robert Half
Clarksville, TN
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description


A well-respected Robert Half client is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant to join the company for an interim opportunity. In this contract engagement with a hybrid onsite in Clarksville/remote schedule, you will act as the costing subject matter expert on all costing inquiries and analysis (job order costing environment). The assignment is anticipated to last approximately 2 months.

What you get to do every single day

– Perform analysis of standard versus actual costs to identify variances

– Develop and implement cost accounting methods and procedures

– Prepare explanations and analysis in response to costing queries

– Balance sheet reconciliations

– Assemble and analyze cost reports and costing audits

– Consistently adhere to corporate guidelines and internal and external requirements when completing assigned processes, procedures and workflows

– Investigate costs that seem contrary to experience after analyzing cost records and calculation of unit cost for products or services related to a specific job or project


– Bachelor or Business Administration degree with a specialization in Finance or Accounting

– Current and relevant ERP system experience (SAP or Oracle type systems)

– Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills to interact clearly and effectively in a fast-changing environment

– Excellent MS Excel skills a must, including data analysis and modeling capabilities

– Minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience in a costing capacity in a manufacturing setting

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