Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

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Accentuate Staffing is assisting a Global Industrial Company in Cary, NC who is looking to hire a Cost Accountant to join their Finance Team.  This is a Direct Hire opportunity!


  • Review and update cost estimates as required at proposal and contract stages
  • Critical review of actual Project cost and support Project Managers with deviation analysis during the project execution phase
  • Project cost variance analysis and reporting
  • Participation in the monthly and yearly closings
  • Assist CFO in yearly Budget planning and monthly forecasts
  • Prepare Productivity reports for Manufacturing and Engineering functions
  • Support cost center responsible with cost center reports and expense analyses
  • Target-Actual comparisons as well as special reports and analyses
  • Perform adhoc analysis for management as requested
  • Inventory management
  • Factory budget to include definition of the hourly rates and overhead rates
  • Monthly actual reporting for the factory management
  • Weekly and monthly forecasts for workload and result
  • Defining, implementing and tracking of efficiency measures
  • Interface to the local Organization and Corporate Factory Controlling in Switzerland


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting
  • 3-4+ years of experience in a similar function in an industrial/manufacturing company
  • Strong working knowledge in MS Office applications
  • Sound SAP knowledge (FI/CO)
  • Knowledge in Forth Shift and Hyperion is plus
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and interpret bill of materials