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Cost Accountant

Decatur, AL 35601

Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: Accounting Job Number: JL7731429528 Pay Rate: $75,000 / year

Job Description

Automation Personnel Services is looking for a hard-working Cost Accountant for an automotive carpet manufacturer in Decatur, AL. In this role, you will primarily be responsible for analyzing actual costs versus standard costs and preparing reports of variances. 

Pay Rate 
$50-75,000 per year depending on experience.

Schedule and Hours 
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM.  

Cost Accountant Duties and Responsibilities 
• Determine cost weights from product specifications, prepare special analyses and estimates of product costs, and establish and maintain standard cost accounts. 
• Classify various costs and charges to compute unit costs. 
• Have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and coordinate with IT department for system issues, maintenance and development such as production, purchasing, import/export accounts payable, accounts receivable, receiving, and shipping. 
• Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count and physical inventories
• Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls, and assist in month end closing, preparing journal entries, and analyze inventory evaluation

Cost Accountant Qualifications and Requirements 
• BS degree in accounting, 2 or more years cost accounting experience is preferred. 
• Experience working with accounting ERP systems (SAP a plus) as well as advanced experience with Microsoft Excel as well as Microsoft Dynamics SL. Extensive IT and ERP knowledge is also required. 
• Drug screen and background check are required. 
• Must have a high school diploma or GED, excellent analytical and organizational skills, proven ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records, and has hands on experience operating spreadsheets and accounting software. 

Job Type 
Full time, temp to hire

• Weekly Pay
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Vacation Pay
• Holiday Pay

Interested in this job?
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsdecatur@apstemps.com, or call us at 256.584.0325 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at:
Automation Personnel Services Decatur Branch
1425 6th Avenue SE
Decatur, AL 35601

Bonus Opportunity!
We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout.

About Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award in 2019-2022, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award for seven straight years, 2016-2022. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association.
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