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Randstad Cost Accountant in Malden, Massachusetts

Cost Accountant

job details:

  • location:Malden, MA

  • salary:$22 - $24 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • experience:4 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:493217

  • questions:781-229-2288.

job description

Cost Accountant

job summary:

Our client is seeking a Cost Accountant. This person will be responsible for standard cost accounting and reporting, monthly inventory close, inventory reserves, bill of materials, and cost analysis to maintain accurate costing data and procedures.

location: Malden, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $22 - 24 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 4 Years


  • Update and maintain records for the labor and overhead rates.

  • Audit bills of materials and routings ensure bill of material and costing accurately reflect production operations, and perform time studies.

  • Ensure the accuracy of inventory and reported results, and assists with the inventory cycle counts.

  • Calculate and maintain the inventory reserves files.

  • Review labor reporting and cost, material costs, manufacturing overheard, freight costs, and returns.

  • Maintain accurate cost accounting records correcting any errors and discrepancies as required each month by performing analysis, taking corrective actions, and/or making recommendations to management.

  • Ensures that all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting are completed on a timely basis and are accurate.

  • Assists with benchmarking, key performance indicators, and dash boards for measuring financial and operating performance.


  • B.S. Accounting or equivalent experience and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience

  • A mixture of knowledge of Accounting, Manufacturing and of ERP systems.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

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skills: Excel, Excel Macros, Excel Pivot Tables

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