Cost Accountant

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 5/18/2017
Job ID: 02484277
Job Description
Expanding pharmaceutical client is seeking a Cost Accountant/ Financial Analyst who will be responsible for standard cost analysis and maintenance as well as month-end responsibilities related to inventory.  The individual will present and analyze cost data in the business unit to identify opportunities for improvement. Main responsibilities are as follows:

·        Conduct standard cost analysis and maintenance.

·        Assist Finance with month-end close of General Ledger.

·        Analyze costs, production variances, bills of materials and other cost accounting functions.

·        Evaluate and analyze profitability.

·        Create and manage standard reporting for costing at the site consistent with the business unit.

·        Interact with the supply chain management team to ensure accurate cost data.

·        Serve as the subject matter expert on cost accounting for the business units.

·        Assist in preparing/analyzing monthly financial reports, including balance sheets and income statements.

·        Sox implementation and on-going support.

·        Assume other Finance, Accounting and Business Analysis responsibilities as determined.

·        Support external audit process by preparation of schedules and interaction with audit team.

·        Other duties as assigned.


·        Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance.

·        CPA is a plus

·        Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Cost Accounting.

·        Relevant experience in manufacturing is required.

·        Strong knowledge of accounting regulations and company accounting policies and practices, and unquestioned integrity in the application of such standards.

·        SAP experience is a MUST

·        Hyperion experience is preferred.

·        Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley is a plus.