Robert Half Finance & Accounting Cost Accountant in Norcross, Georgia

My client in Norcross is seeking a cost accountant. This position will be primarily responsible for supporting the complex and challenging cost / operations / financial analysis requirements. This function will support the monthly closing, reporting and analysis of plant performance, provide timely, accurate value-added information to management which is critical to effective decision making, maintain and analyze standard costs, support all budgeting and forecasting requirements, and support an effective internal control environment. -Support monthly closing, reporting and analysis of plant financial results

  • Timely and accurately complete all assigned journal entries

  • Prepare variance analyses and follow up with appropriate operational personnel on corrective actions

  • Identify plant efficiencies and operational variance trends for improving profitability opportunities coupled with working with Plant Leadership team on implementing corrective actions.

  • Prepare detailed analyses on bridging actual financial results to Budget and Financial Results

  • Assist in Physical Inventories and implementing required Corrective Actions

  • 25% Perform timely and accurate business decision support analyses

  • Support local performance improvement projects: WCM and other cost saving opportunities

  • Support the financial analysis and justifications for capital projects

  • Assist in preparing and supporting the monthly Key Performance Indicator (KPI) review process with Plant Leadership and Other Operational staff at Florence West Operations

  • Provide ad hoc financial analysis for the Director of Finance, Plant Manager, and Operational staff - Maintain standard costs and develop and/or revise costs as new and/or revised products

  • Maintain and analyze standard costs linked to the annual budget

  • Support developing new and revised standard product costs by analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs.

  • Support with analyzing operational cost saving opportunities with VS Managers and their staff If you are interested, please email your resume to Melissa Doster at

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Req ID: 00920-0008886738

Functional Role: Accountant - Cost

Country: USA

State: GA

City: Norcross

Postal Code: 30071

Compensation: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Requirements: MS Great Plains Dynamics 3+ years experience in Manufacturing