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Cost Accountant

Location: IL

Job Type: Perm

Our client, a manufacturing organization that has been around for over a 100 years, is looking for a Cost Accountant to join their team! The Cost Accountant will apply principles of cost account to conduct studies & provide cost information not supplied by general accounting systems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance. C.P.A. and/or MBA.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Cost Accounting experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Oracle preferred but not required


  • Collecting, recording, and analyzing data to determine costs of business activities such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Maintaining and improving bill-of-materials integrity.
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Financial statement review and analysis.
  • Maintaining an adequate cost accounting system and system of accounting controls

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