Contract Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Westlake, Ohio
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  • Job type
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Accounting Principals is currently hiring for a Cost Accountant. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience within Cost Accounting in North Olmsted, OH area. This is an industry specific role for manufacturing or automotive. This position requires the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment. This is a Contract-to-Hire opportunity with great room for growth. Our ideal candidate has the ability to assist in billings and materials, costing projects, database, analysis of variances, and analyze obsolete inventory.

Cost Accountant Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge and implementation of ABC costing (Activity Based Costing), Bills, and Materials
  • Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis Research transaction tax issues
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accounts by customer type by division
  • Standard cost process improvements and documentation
  • Special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or another business related major
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 or more years of related experience
  • Ability to adapt to new computer programs and systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision

Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 40 hours per week

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