Cost Accountant

CFS Oak Brook - Libertyville, IL (30+ days ago)

About the Company

Our client is a leading CPG/Manufacturing organization looking to add a Cost Accountant to their team.

Job Responsibilities

As a Cost Accountant, you should have detailed experience in understanding the components of overhead cost, burden rates, company allocations to develop rates, work center, routing, BOM and work orders.

Specific duties in thisSenior Cost Accountantrole include:

  • PPV
  • Labor Reporting
  • Coding MRO's and PO's
  • Physical Inventory
  • Support general accounting functions that include journal entries, inventory analysis, monthly obsolesce review/reserve, monthly cycle accounting
  • Other support includes analysis and planning as well

Job Requirements

We are looking for a Cost Accountant with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to effectively work both independently or in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for this Cost Accountant position include:

  • Standard Costing Experience
  • Must have strong Excel skills with pivot table experience
  • Corporate Accounting/General Ledger experience
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Solid computer skills
  • Large ERP Experience such as SAP
  • Candidates with a CPA will be highly desired

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year


  • Cost Accounting: 2 years