Cost Accountant

  • Location
    South Holland, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch is hiring a Senior Cost Accountant for a private manufacturing company located in Hazel Crest, IL. This is a highly visible role that will partner with Operational & Finance leaders on ad hoc initiatives, including process enhancements, operating procedures and building relationships.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting 
  • 3-5+ years of cost accounting 
  • 2+ years of operational and inventory experience
  • Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts.'
  • Duties:

  • Provides detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems, applying principles of cost accounting.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate documentation for areas of responsibilities
  • Conducts special financial and business-related analysis and leads cross-functional interaction to prepare to analysis. 
  • Analyze manufacturing variances from standard cost and report on the impact of those variances (both projected and historical)
  • Verify accuracy of inventory value at standard cost (Items Costs, Bills of Materials, Routings)
  • Develops tools to help analyze inventory
  • Gathers and studies data to determine costs of business activity, such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
  • Analyzes changes in our process such as raw material variances or manufacturing methods to determine effects on costs.
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