Cost Accountant

Angleton, TX 77516

Posted: 03/25/2024 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 255 Pay Rate: $95-125K Remote Friendly: Experience: 5 years or greater

Job Description

Your Mission

To provide financial, analytical, and cost accounting support to Chemical Company. Assist the ES Controller to support business KPIs and financial analysis.

What You Will Do...

  • Perform detailed reviews and initiate corrective action to ensure accurate product costing for products in a job costing environment.
  • Perform regular operational analysis to ensure accurate reporting, management attention, and corrective action development/implementation.
  • Perform other financial analysis to support reporting and improvements in manufacturing efficiency, cycle counting, margin analysis, material yield, cost performance, inventory valuation, and CER investments.
  • Prepare, distribute, and discuss month-end reporting and analysis for manufacturing, including cost performance, inventory management, manufacturing efficiency, and KPI performance.
  • Key member of the manufacturing management teams, actively participating in manufacturing operations discussions, local safety and Kaiteki initiatives, and continuous improvement projects.
  • Support financial audits, month-end closing, and other ad-hoc requests.
  • Perform special analysis and projects as requested by the  Controller.
  • Perform special analysis and projects as requested by the plant managers and other members of the manufacturing/chemical management teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Cost Accountant Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree* in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline required. Master's Degree* preferred. CMA or CPA certifications preferred.
  • Minimum 6 years related cost accounting experience; preferred background experience to include GAAP and SOX policies and procedures, general ledger systems, auditing practices, and public accounting.
  • Manufacturing/industrial experience preferred; chemical environment strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office Products experience required; SAP or other enterprise systems experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience including the ability to drive results, collaborate, manage complexity and problem-solve, and effectively communicate

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance available if you are currently over 50 miles from office.

Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Podlasek
Senior Recruiter

Responsible for recruiting the CPS division that specializes in Accounting, Finance, Audit and Tax. CPS is a highly specialized, full cycle recruiting firm, placing top talent with the best companies. We've been in business since 1973 and over the years we've placed more than 40,000 of the best and brightest candidates with our clients.

If you are looking for a position in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Tax or if your company is looking for someone to provide you with good candidates for hire, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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