Cost Accountant III

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_849461_2873701

Parker + Lynch is working with a global manufacturing client located near the Cypress area looking to add a Cost Accountant II to their team! This position is open due to growth and will be 100% onsite.

$75-95K depending on experience

290 & Hwy 99

5+ years of experience

MUST have manufacturing accounting background

Responsibilities:
Budgeting and Forecasting: Responsible for working with plant personnel in preparing the annual budget, along with weekly and monthly forecasts.

Financial Statement Analysis: Analyzing (vs. fcst, plan, & PY), distributing, and presenting financials to Plant operating Team. This includes training personnel on interpreting financials and most importantly identifying root causes of any problematic areas, guiding implementation of corrective action, and monitoring results.

Develop metrics to aid in improving efficiency & effectiveness: Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor along with analyzing changes made to determine effects on cost. Provide insight for specific improvements in plant material, labor, overhead, scrap, floor planning, inventory levels, staffing, etc. to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the plant.

Inventory Accuracy: Reconcile and maintain accurate inventory records within the scope of the Plant Operations.

Fixed Asset Accounting:

  • Assist project leaders with preparing capital request including cost justification.
  • Monitor and report on project status and spending versus plan.
  • Ensure fixed asset records are maintained and accurate.
  • Policy Procedures and General Operational Review:

  • Ensure adequate controls and procedures.
  • Assist Operations in performing audits and maintaining controls.
  • Monitor compliance and provide corrective support as it relates to internal audit deficiencies.
  • Assist operations in maintaining compliance with SOX requirements, including performing audits and maintaining controls.
  • Perform special projects and Ad Hoc Analysis & Reporting such as;

  • Assists in the estimates of new and proposed product and project costs.
  • Reporting and maintaining metrics associated with capacity, machines, material prices, inventory, labor, operations expenses, scrap, etc.
  • Perform month end close of the General Ledger, prepares Balance Sheet reconciliations including cash 
  • Employment Type: Full time

    If you’re interested and available to work in the Houston area, apply now by sending your resume to ross.miller@parkerlynch.com! Please forward your resume in Word format and include your phone number.

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    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.parkerlynch.com/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records