• Cost Accountant

    Job Location(s) US-OR-Newberg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2019 8:51 AM)
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    Day M-F
  • Overview

    Performs complex accounting duties with a focus on cost accounting; assumes responsibility for the operation of the cost accounting function and the maintenance of the cost accounting portion of the ERP system; participates in corporate metrics reporting.


    • Computes and distributes standard labor, machine, tooling and overhead rates; maintains rates and master data in cost accounting system; identifies and recommends areas for cost improvement.
    • Reviews and analyzes journal vouchers, labor and material records and cost reports; reconciles and analyzes specific cost and variance accounts in the general ledger; prepares monthly inventory and variance journal entries.
    • Provides for accurate product costs through analysis of cost standards.
    • Performs a general overview of the manufacturing department’s financial statements; prepares charts and graphs summarizing and analyzing manufacturing data.
    • Researches historical cost data to prepare reports and analysis on such activities as material purchase, labor, equipment, depreciation, repairs, operating expenses, and overhead.
    • Assists with the month-end financial statement close with respect to matters of product costing.
    • Analyzes inventory increases and decreases; assists in the annual physical inventory and interim cycle count audits.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and minimum 2-4 years experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred; a CPA or CMA is desirable.
    • Demonstrates solid knowledge of cost accounting theory and principles.
    • Strong PC skills and established comfort level working with ERP systems.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time and resources effectively.
    • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

    Drug Screen and Background Check required

     A-dec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, A-dec will not discriminate against applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor”


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