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Kforce Cost Accountant in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Cost Accountant in Saint Louis, MO.Responsibilities:

  • Prepare analysis for daily, weekly and monthly operating results

  • Coordinate with managers to prepare, review and submit IRE (Capital) requests within IRE database

  • Support the creation and maintenance of standard costs for manufactured and purchased products

  • Support Plant Controller in annual standard cost update

  • Support Plant Controller in annual budget preparation

  • Prepare variance analysis through monitoring and maintaining the work order process

  • Identify & reconcile manufacturing variances and make any necessary journal entries

  • Review spending trends in comparison to budget and prior year and communicate with Plant controller

  • Prepare forecasts and other analysis as requested

  • Assist Plant Controller with month end close and analysis

  • Assist in planning, developing and training for performing physical inventories

  • Prepare account reconciliations

  • Analyze inventory trends for excess & obsolete, LCM, etc.

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in cost accounting

  • Knowledge and experience with integrated ERP system (JD Edwards preferred)

  • Proficiency in Excel (Pivot Tables, Vlookups, Power Query), Word, and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Must have an inquisitive nature to understand how factory processes impact results in order to effect change

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours