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Cost Accountant

Marion, IL

Post Date: 08/19/17 Job ID: 40882 Industry: Accountant

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

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 Invoicing 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.

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