Cost Accountant in Clackamas, Oregon - #64681 | VanderHouwen

Clackamas, Oregon

Direct Hire

Post Date


Job Id: 64681

Cost Accountant
Our Portland area client seeks a full-time Cost Accountant to join their onsite team! With innovation and dependability behind their products, this company continues to be a leader in its industry.

Cost Accountant Responsibilities

  • Handle inventory valuation, margin reporting, cycle counts, and physical inventory. 
  • Perform job cost, material and labor cost, and variance analysis.
  • Complete inventory reconciliations. 
  • Prepare journal entries for sales, material and labor costs, and WIP.
  • Provide system implementation and process improvement support. 
  • Prepare metrics and present findings to managers. 

Cost Accountant Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Accounting. 
  • 3 years of related inventory and cost accounting experience.
  • Prior manufacturing industry experience required. 
  • Proficiency with ERP systems (SAP a plus), MS Access, and intermediate to advanced Excel skills required. 
  • Analytical mindset, detail-oriented, and organized. 
  • Team player.

Salary: $85k-$95k (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for fully employer-paid medical, dental, and vision. Additional benefits include a matching 401k program.

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.


Apply Now

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position! Please fill out the fields below. Your profile will be reviewed with the rest of the applicants.