Cost Accountant Jobs

Cost Accountant Overview


There are various types of accountants that perform specific duties. Cost Accountants, who are also referred to as management accountants, private accountants, corporate accountants, industrial accountants or managerial accountants, record and analyze financial information for the companies they work for. The information they prepare and analyze is intended for internal use rather than for use by the general public. Cost Accountants might specialize in helping the companies they work for manage their budgets, evaluate their performance and manage their assets, such as advising on decisions concerning stocks, bonds, real estate and other investments.

Cost Accountant Education Requirements


Generally, people must have a bachelor’s in accounting or a related field to become an accountant. For instance, some may have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Some employers prefer candidates who have master’s degrees in accounting or related fields, and many accountants obtain positions with firms by completing internships and starting out in junior accounting positions until they advance to senior ones. Accountants who have certifications, such as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant, might experience greater job prospects since their certifications show that they passed a grueling exam.

Cost Accountant Job Market


The job market for accountants is expected to grow by 13 percent from 2012 to 2022. The demand for accountants is generally expected to mirror the overall state of the economy. However, there has been an increase in the demand for accountants due to the increase in corporate scandals and crises. Stricter laws and regulations have necessitated the need for companies to hire more accountants to keep an eye on their internal business activities. A similar position for someone with more experience would be a Senior Cost Accountant.

Cost Accountant Salary


The median percentile of accountants earn $63,550 per year. Accountants in the top 90th percentile earn as much as $111,510 annually. Accountants who worked in the securities and commodity exchanges industry tend to earn the most.
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Cost Accountant Fredericksburg, VA Unspecified Apply Apply Cost Accountant Fredericksburg, VA Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Accountant with experience in cost accounting, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us -Solid growing company -Strong base + bonus + full benefit...
Our client on the lakeshore is looking to add an Cost Accountant to the team. Bachelors Degree 4+ Years of related experience The Cost Accountant is responsible for cost analysis and control. The position will support the month-end close process, the accounts payable department, and special projects as requested. The position reports to the Senior Accountant. Works closely with operations to ...
Join a great team! MGC Diagnostics Corporation (www.MGCDiagnostics.com) is the leader in providing innovative technology for cardio respiratory diagnostics. We recognize that our past, present and future success depends upon the capabilities of our employees, and seek to attract and retain skilled people with an interest in contributing to assisting MGC Diagnostics in achieving its business goals...
Manufacturing Cost Accountant Cobra Plastics, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Cost Accountant to join our team in Macedonia, Ohio. About Us: Cobra Plastics is a plastic injection molding company that has been manufacturing quality aerosol over caps since 1973. We manufacture caps for all product categories including personal, household, food, paint, automotive and industr...
Staff Accountant / Cost Accountant with MS Dynamics As an experienced Accountant you have developed the skills and experience our client is seeking. This amazing organization is at the top of their industry and continues to develop their core business operations with an eye on future growth. This is a great opportunity to work on and grow both your professional and personal skills in an exciting,...
Manpower is looking for a Cost Accountant for a manufacturing client in the Lynchburg, VA area. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and monitoring the work order close process, PPV and work order variances, calculating and booking capitalized manufacturing variances, reporting and booking of obsolete and slow moving stock reserve, inventor...
CostAccountant Zodiac Aerospace has been in business in SouthernCaliforniasince 1972, growingfrom a supplier of interior components to a supplier of integratedinteriorsystems for all of the major aircraftmanufacturers as well as directly to airlines world-wide. Our in-house capacityextendsfromrawmaterial fabrication to final assembly. Zodiac Aerospace’sproductsappear in nearly all types of aircra...
Now Hiring For The Following Position: Amano Pioneer Eclipse, in Sparta, NC Cost Accountant 3 years experience in manufacturing industry, Bachelors Degree in Accounting Required. Email resume to *****...
The Just Group is currently in search of a Cost Accountant for a large company in Muncie, IN. Determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods. Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits. Examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly. May require a bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience in the fie...
Summary Description: The primary responsibility of this position is to analyze financial data in the manufacturing organization to determine the cost of conducting business. The data analyzed include material and production costs, cost of sales, product development and overhead. The accountant prepares periodic reports for management that details these costs, the variances and their effect on pro...
Job Summary: The Cost Accountant applies principles of cost accounting while conducting studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general account systems. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Absent undue hardship reasonable accommodations may be made to enable indivi...
ZOLLMedical Corporation is committed to developing technologies that help advance the practice of resuscitation. With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation, ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that can help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims. ZOLL also designs and markets...
WinCorp Solutions is actively seeking a Staff/Cost Accountantto join our client, a publicly held, global FORTUNE 1000 manufacturing company.The ideal candidate has heavy cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment. Required Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA/CMA is a plus. Strong technical accounting background. At least five years general ledger accounting expe...
Manufacturing Cost Accountant Cobra Plastics, Inc. is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Cost Accountant to join our team in Macedonia, Ohio. About Us: Cobra Plastics is a plastic injection molding company that has been manufacturing quality aerosol over caps since 1973. We manufacture caps for all product categories including personal, household, food, paint, automotive and industr...
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Company PACCAR Inc. Branch Renton WA US Position: Cost Accountant / Sr. Cost Accountant Location: Renton, WA and analyze assigned accounting journal vouchers and… in Accounting required, CPA/CMA/MBA desired 2 â?? 5 years experience, preferably in cost accounting in a… Company Information PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in th...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Staff Accountant for their Westchester, NY location. This is a great opportunity for an Accountant with a couple years experience, who is looking to establish a long career within the firm. Qualified candidates will be eager to learn, possess excellent communication skills, work well within a team or independently, as well as, are not afraid to roll...
Keer America Corporation Cost Accountant International yarn spinning manufacturer, Keer America Corporation, currently seek a cost accountant for its manufacturing facility located in Indian Land, South Carolina. Major responsibilities include, but not limited to: Prepare, analyze and report monthly gross margin analysis to the plant Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as nec...
Cost Accountant Protective Industrial Products (PIP), a global organization headquartered in Albany, New York, is one of the leading global providers of Personal Protective Equipment to distributors. PIP is experiencing terrific growth and currently has an immediate opening for a cost accountant who will be responsible for various critical accounting functions. Essential Functions: · Responsibl...
3D Robotics is looking for a Cost Accountant to join our team. We are a fast-paced tech startup located in San Diego, Berkeley, Austin, and Tijuana focused on developing flexible, open unmanned aerial vehicle technology for consumer enjoyment and commercial appliations. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing startup and make an immediate impact. This position is based in our Berkel...
Cost Accountant with 5 years of manufacturing experience needed, responsibilities include maintaining and creating bill of materials, routings, resolving discrepancies between standard and actual costs, costing of new products, assisting in inventory control/reconciliation, and special projects as assigned. Candidates must have a four year accounting degree, experience in a manufacturing environme...

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Accounting Career Tools

Cost Accountant

Salaries

$35,360.00 - $88,200.00
Typical Salary for Cost Accountant
(309 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
58.3%
Master's
26%
Some College Coursework Completed
8.5%
Associates
4.9%
(223 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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