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Cost Accountant - 5382

Absolute Opportunities
Waverly, IA, 50677
November 02, 2019


Cost Accountant - 5382

Role: Accounting / Finance / Billing / Collections

Relocation Available: No

Suggested Keywords to Search For: cost accountant, cost accounting, Oklahoma City

Industry: Accounting

Location: Iowa

Town / City: Waverly

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

The primary task of accountants, which extends to all the others, is to support accurate preparation and examination financial records. Accountants perform overviews of the financial operations of a business to help it run efficiently.


• Documents financial transactions by entering account information.

• Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

• Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

• Make best-practices recommendations to management

• Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits

• Provide auditing services for businesses and individuals

• Job Costings – Reconcile Hours worked – calculate efficiencies against paid hours

• Corporate Credit Card management – Summarize Charges for Field personnel, prepare GL entry based on expenses, follow up with users to obtain missing receipts, report on missing items.

• Work-In-Process – reconcile G/L to Epicor system, manage un-booked costs for completed jobs, close jobs after all cost posted.

• Manage Petty Cash for site

• Report to leadership on Cycle Count inventory progress and manage program

• Support purchase to pay cycle and suggest opportunities for improvement

• Support Payroll Site Management

• Calculate allocation for Utilities to tenants.

• Manage Standard Costs for Mobile Equipment and evaluate Purchase Price Variances (PPV)


• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures

• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

• Awareness of business trends

• Familiarity with financial accounting statements

• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

• Hands-on experience with accounting software

• Advanced MS Excel skills

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

• BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

• Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred

• Experience with Epicor is a plus as well as mechanical aptitude.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.

2. Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred.

3. 3+ years of cost accounting experience.

4. In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

5. Experience with Epicor is a plus.

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