Randstad Senior Cost Accountant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Senior Cost Accountant


Fort Lauderdale, FL Salary:

US$ 80,000 - US$ 90,000 per year Date Posted:

Monday, October 10, 2016

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Reference #:


Questions? 954-462-6979.


Randstad Finance & Accounting

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Work experience requirements:

  1. Work with operations on continuous process improvement of inventory control, cycle counting, engineering change order process, and inventory transactions.

  2. Perform analysis of Manufacturing variances

  3. Report and explain weekly and monthly Manufacturing variances

  4. Monitor BOM and Path changes that impact costing and valuation.

  5. Participate, reconcile and analyze cycle count program.

  6. Support month end closing activities including update and maintenance of the General Ledger by performing journal entries, account reconciliations, expense analysis, balance sheet reviews, and accuracy of manufacturing overhead expenses, overhead allocations, inventory, and cost-of-goods sold.

  7. Reviews, summarizes and reports on inventory Excess & Obsolete reserve.

  8. Assists with the process of minimizing inventory risk and E&O reserve requirements.

  9. Clears general ledger (GL) inventory errors and monitors compliance with Finance Policies and Procedures.

  10. Prepares for and participate in internal and external audits.

  11. Perform ad hoc analysis of the operations.

Education requirements & Competences

Managing work flow: Managing work flow to achieve results within budget and on time. Managing a variety of responsibilities at the same time. Anticipating problems and take appropriate action to prevent or minimize impact. Making effective decisions under the pressure of time and with limited information. Taking responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.

Communicating: Communicating effectively with people at all levels in the organization. Communicating clear and concise information; avoiding vagueness, ambiguity, and mixed messages. Giving specific, timely feedback to manager and others so that we can work more effectively. Acquiring cooperation and action from people at varying levels or in different groups.

Learning & Adapting: Remaining productive during periods of ambiguity, uncertainty, and change. Taking the initiative to mitigate challenges and obstacles as needed; being action oriented.

Maximizing Resources: Working collaboratively with people in our group and in other parts of the organization.Supporting others when needed. Working effectively with people who have diverse ideas, perspectives, and values.

Quality & Customer Focus: Continuously look for ways to simplify and improve work processes to achieve better results. Seeking input from internal and external customers to create efficiencies and improve performance.


  • (3) to (5) year s relevant manufacturing standard cost accounting experience.

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or equivalent experience required.

  • Experience with a standard costing system, including bill of material management, variance analysis, variance accounting, and establishing standards.

  • Able to identify opportunities to improve processes and controls and take initiative to recommend changes to co-workers and managers

  • Requires a broad knowledge of Costing methodologies and systems.

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Knowledge of Jesta and Oracle is a plus.

  • Team working ability.

  • Must be authorized to work in the USA.

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