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Robert Half Cost Accountant in Flower Mound, Texas


Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a highly analytical and detail-oriented Cost Accountant to join their team! The Cost Accountant will be responsible for analyzing and controlling our production costs and inventory, identifying and reducing wastage, ensuring accuracy and integrity of financial records, and providing accurate and timely financial information to management for decision-making purposes.


  • Analyze and monitor all production costs including material costs, labor costs, overheads, and inventory valuations

  • Prepare and maintain cost accounting records, including standard costs, variance analysis, and inventory valuation

  • Develop and implement cost accounting policies and procedures to improve accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the cost accounting system

  • Identify and analyze cost reduction opportunities, and work with cross-functional teams to implement cost-saving initiatives

  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial records by conducting regular audits and reconciliations

  • Provide timely and accurate financial information to management, including cost reports, budgets, and forecasts

  • Participate in the development and implementation of pricing strategies

  • Collaborate with other departments, including production, purchasing, and finance, to ensure accurate and timely cost and inventory information

  • Assist with month-end and year-end financial close processes, including journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting as required

If you have a passion for cost accounting and are looking for a challenging opportunity in a dynamic and growing manufacturing company, please apply!


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • At least 2 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work with complex data sets

  • Knowledge of cost accounting principles and practices, including standard costs, variance analysis, and inventory valuation

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and experience working with ERP systems

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

  • Good attitude and work ethic

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