Employment Type: Direct
Job Location: Buffalo, NY 14224
Cost Accountant – Direct Hire, Buffalo NY
Our client is a fast-growing company investing in new manufacturing facilities. They are in need of an Accountant to work on manufacturing costing to determine the profit and loss of their products and production lines. This is a chance to grow through the ranks of a finance team that is on the move. Successful candidates will have 3+ years Accounting experience, strong MS Excel skills and proven analytical abilities. You will be in charge of leading the effort to build a new costing system. A thorough understanding of all of the costs that go into producing their products must be discovered, documented, and put into a working Excel model. Labor costs, raw materials, fixed costs, machine costs, utility costs, product waste, etc will be collected and put into a system that accurately reports the costing. This information will be used by sales to better price the good being sold, and by operations to help reduce inventory in the warehouse and mistakes on the production line. Knowledge and experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing or related industry is strongly preferred. A researcher who can be thorough, accurate and dig to get the necessary information is required. Will train the right person. A degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics is preferred, CPA is also preferred but not required.