Senior Cost Accountant

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

Parker + Lynch is seeking an experienced Senior Cost Accountant for our Southeast Houston client. The ideal candidate will have solid understand and experience in a manufacturing cost environment and the ability to communicate with all realms of the business. If you are seeking an opportunity where you will have limitless exposure and a great work environment and company culture, this is the right opportunity for you!  

Primary responsibilities of the Senior Cost Accountant role:

  • Prepare inventory to GL reconciliation and investigate errors, if necessary
  • Generate inventory reports for internal use and reconcile to headquarters planning systems
  • Review sourcing of Inventory balance
  • Prepare monthly inventory forecasts by source
  • Prepare accounting entries for off-site manufacturing production
  • Coordinate changes to Bill of Materials whenever necessary
  • Record all inventory adjustments (write-offs, end of campaign adjustments, etc.)
  • Monitor labor and overhead recovery
  • Report detailed information (costs, sourcing, active ingredient, etc.) of new products
  • Calculate and report Unrealized Profit for inventory on hand
  • Reconcile group costs of all active ingredients bought from group companies
  • Assist with Quarterly financial statements, Financial and Internal Audits
  • Assist with annual budget preparation, forecasting, new product development and costing, etc.
  • Other assignments as provided by on-site CFO and Controller
  • Primary qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or related field
  • CPA / CMA designation, a plus
  • 5+ years of cost accounting experience and manufacturing and/or chemical industry experience
  • ERP software experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • If you are interested in pursuing a new opportunity with our constantly growing client, please apply above or contact Should you meet the minimum qualifications of the above position you will be contacted for an interview.

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