Senior Cost Accountant

Freeport, TX

Posted: 02/21/2024 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: AF022124E Pay Rate: 95000 to 125000 Remote Friendly: Experience: 5 years or greater

Job Description

Leading manufacturing company in the Freeport, TX area is seeking an experienced Senior Cost Accountant.  In your role as a Senior Accountant (Cost Accounting), you will perform professional accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data, and apply accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for overall daily cost accounting activities, M&E closing processes (i.e. journal entry preparation), and monthly reporting.
  • Specifics of the job content will vary to include assisting with journal entries, checking supporting entries, budgeting processes, product costing, physical inventory observations and accurate recording, fixed asset reviews, reporting, analyzing, and communicating functional activities and results through well-defined and verifiable steps and analysis.
  • Participates in preparations for and drafts segments of financial statements and reports for financial analysis; verifies and understands business conditions and actions that contribute to financial results.
  • Anticipates and assists business unit leaders in financial data and analysis necessary for decision-making.








Job Requirements

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.

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James Hoban
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