Robert Half Finance & Accounting Cost Accounting Manager in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania

This is a newly created position that is going to report directly to the CFO. This person is responsible for the accurate monthly costing and accounting of project related financial data, as well as understanding all financial aspects of a project while working together with the project team to ensure maximum profit with minimum risk. This includes, but is not limited to cost reporting and analysis, contract and policy compliance and project status report submission. This position is also responsible for initiating, proofing, reconciling and recording client billing using the ERP system. Keys: BS degree in Accounting CMA is a plus 5+ years accounting experience, preferably in a "job shop" environment, but not a must Cost Accounting. Financial Analysis Understanding of various contract types (Cost Plus, Fixed Price, T&M;, etc). Understanding of contract clauses that may impact profitability, i.e. scope of work, quantity adjustments, change requirements, billing requirements, etc. to help ensure the Company does not perform work outside the scope of the contract without proper authorization or entitlement.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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Req ID: 03720-0008860801

Functional Role: Cost Accounting Manager

Country: USA

State: PA


Postal Code: 19112-1713

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Cost - Job, MS Excel