Cost Accounting Manager
Prepares and directs the implementation of cost accounting methods and activities. Oversees the cost control systems, manages and interprets cost audits, and prepares cost accounting reports for presentation to top management. Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field.
Manages the cost accounting staff and typically reports to Controller.
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. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 1-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. May lead and direct the work of others.
May report to Cost Accounting Manager, Controller or Plant Controller.
Ensures proper methods and procedures to account for inventory of materials and products. Responsible for valuation of inventory. Conducts daily inventory analysis to solve inventory problems. Develops and implements inventory control procedures. Coordinates and manages daily physical cycle counts.