Job ID: 39886
Cost Accountant
Our Portland manufacturing client has an opening for a Cost Accountant to support all cost accountant functions for their accounting team. This role comes with great benefits and opportunity for advancement.

Responsibilities of the Cost Accountant
Inventory and manufacturing cost accounting.
Variance analysis.
Cost reporting and analysis.
Operational and financial reporting and analysis.
Support daily cost accounting functions.
Reconcile physical counts with inventory records.
Inventory cycle review and reconciliations.
Cost accounting analysis and projections.
Make recommendations for cost accounting improvements.
Financial reporting for management.
Quarterly market analysis.
Warranty and royalty cost review.
Support audit and budgeting efforts.
Assist with month-end closing.
Other special cost accounting projects as assigned.
Ad hoc reporting as needed.

Cost Accountant Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; equivalent educations and experience.
3-5 years of cost accounting and financial analysis experience; manufacturing background preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP.
MS Office Suite experience, with skills in Excel and Word.
ERP systems knowledge; Oracle preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Can work independently and as part of a team.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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