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Cost Accounting Analyst


Job ID: 53881

Cost Accounting Analyst 
Business is booming at our Portland-metro manufacturing client, and they are looking for a full-time Cost Accounting Analyst. This is a highly hands-on role where this individual will wear multiple hats and help out with costing and various accounting functions.  

Cost Accounting Analyst Responsibilities 
Support fixed asset accounting. 
Manage WIP variances and update standard costs. 
Perform analysis and audit cost variances.
Assist with physical counts and audits.
Calculate material costs and generate reports. 
Perform month-end close and inventory reconciliations. 
Continuous development and implementation of cost accounting process improvements.

Cost Accounting Analyst Qualifications 
3 years of cost accounting experience, manufacturing background preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP, variance analysis, and cost accounting principles.
Tech-savvy with ERP systems and MS Excel. 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Analytical mindset and solutions-oriented.

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.