Cost Accountant

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

Parker+Lynch is hiring a Cost Accountant for one of our top clients, a large manufacturing firm, in the northern suburbs of the Chicagoland area. The Cost Accountant will strengthen the accounting team by handling all aspects of accounting left untouched by the team.


The ideal candidate has considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles & the ability to apply these functions. He or she is detail-oriented, with the skill and motivation to rise quickly within a reputable company. This candidate is responsible for ensuring consistency across accounting reports and projects. If you are looking to build your career at an exciting company- apply below!



  • Analyze cost assignments & generate reports
  • Compare actual vs. standard cost
  • Develop inventory analysis reports
  • Reconcile inventory accounts to the G/L
  • Reports directly to the CFO
  • Creating ad hoc reports & leading independent project as assigned by CFO

Qualifications & Skills

  • Previous experience in cost accounting a plus
  • Solid understanding of GAAP
  • Oracle experience
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA, or actively sitting for the CPA, is a plus


  • 0-2 years of experience


  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • And much more!

Employment Type

  • Full-Time

Work Hours

  • 9:00AM-5:00PM, 40 hours per week


For immediate consideration, email your resume to with “Cost Accountant” in the subject line.