Is budgeting your niche? Do you perform checks and balances with a smile on your face? Maybe the smile isn t there, but if the close attention to detail and expertise is then you may be a good fit for our Cost Accountant position. We are looking for a numbers person who is experience beyond balancing their own personal records. If you are ready to take your past accounting experience and grow with a local company, our client needs you!
Job Category: Cost Accountant
Location: Marion, IL
Shift: Monday Friday 7: 30am 4: 30pm
Compensation: $54, 000 / based on experience
Benefits: Health, dental and 401k Match
Similar Jobs: Accountant, accounting clerk, financial analyst
Job Description for the Cost Accountant:
Maintain job cost system and bid preparation
Prepare, process for payment, and follow up monthly Progress Payment Requests
Prepare process to end contract estimates and closeout of completed assigned contract financials.
Apply Six-Sigma fundamentals to drive continuous improvement
Maintain billing and proposal direct and indirect rate tables, including historical comparisons
Maintain sales and cost of sales analysis
Assist with monthly current estimate preparation
Assist with strategic plan preparation
Prepare various monthly financial reports for use at local, division and corporate levels
Job Requirements for Cost Accountant
BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
2-4 years of experience in a cost accounting position
Government I nvoicing and Government Auditing experience is desirable
Other skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, TM1, Data Warehouse, Maxcim, PeopleSoft, ProPricer; knowledge of CAS, GAAP, IFRS and government accounting; and excellent analytical skills.