Cost Accountant

Tomball, TX 77375 | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 05/21/2018 Job ID: 44914 Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: $70K

Cost Accountant

The Cost Accountants primary responsibility will be maintaining the cost set for all sites under their jurisdiction. To carry out this function, the Cost Accountant will serve as the accounting/finance liaison to operations, supply chain and sales in all matters related to cost including cost roll-ups, inventory valuation, variance analysis etc. The Cost Accountant will be responsible for oversight and reconciliation of work order costing issues that arise during the month. This role is a Temp to Hire, possible Direct Hire opportunity, paying $70K annually.

Benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance, as well as 401(k) Retirement plan options. We also offer paid vacation, PTO and holidays.


  • Classifies and/or reviews and records routine to complex accounting transactions daily and monthly
  • Suggests, recommends and implements changes to accounts, reports and ERP system
  • Identifies existing and potential accounting problems, researches possible solutions and forms conclusions to present to the supervisor or other individuals involved and corrects problems
  • Assists in the preparation of month-end close reporting package and other management reports
  • Supports site operations with ad-hoc analysis and reporting where necessary
  • Provides oversight for plant costing activities including material, labor and overhead standards
  • Aligns cost accounting system with changes in product design, raw materials and manufacturing methods. Determines the effect of such changes and recommend alternatives as appropriate
  • Updates product costs during annual cost roll and at other intervals year when needed
  • Performs analysis and reporting of manufacturing and purchasing variances to various departments in the organization
  • Coordinates annual physical inventory and periodic cycle counts
  • Proactively participates in Safety Program
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Excellent interpersonal Skills Individual must have the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting
  • 2 years of experience in specific discipline or functional area
  • Problem solving and analytical skills Must have the ability and desire to understand and analyze complex data-sets and business issues.
  • Professional Judgement Must be comfortable working with ambiguity at times and exercising professional judgement when necessary.
  • Basic understanding of accounting regulations, practices and principles.
  • Planning Skills- ability to plan work and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Pressure/Deadlines- ability to work under pressure of schedules.
  • Computer Skills- accounting, spreadsheet and work processing software.

Linda Meacham
Senior Recruiter

Linda has been with TPI Staffing for over 20 years and specializes in recruiting top talent for all levels of office support and professional positions.

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