Role details

Senior Cost Accountant

Houston   •   USD70,000 - USD85,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Great oppotunity for a Senior Accountant in a global natural resources company
  • Company is located near George Bush Intercontinental Airport

About Our Client

Our client is a global manufacturing company searching for a Senior Cost Accountant to to become a key component of its Finance & Operations teams.

This role is located just north of beltway 8, near Bush Airport.

Job Description


  • Finance liaison on the operations aspects of Sales & Operations Planning
  • Working capital management - Inventory
  • Capital project evaluations, tracking and analysis, and post completion audits
  • Tracking and validation of cost savings projects
  • Monthly plant performance reports including financial results and inventory metrics
  • Analysis of performance vs budget and prior year
  • Pricing/cost support to commercial teams
  • Participate in annual budgeting process including plant expense budgets, material costs and L&O rates
  • Ensure inventory controls are in place and accurate costing of inventory
  • Establishment and review of labor and overhead rates
  • Review scrap factors and waste with corrective recommendations
  • Coordinate YE physical inventory and monthly cycle count programs
  • Monthly accounting close related primarily to inventory cost, variances and reserves
  • Travel will be required within assigned region

The Successful Applicant


  • Strong accounting discipline combined with keen business acumen.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • Minimum three to five years of experience in a cost accounting role with a manufacturing company
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills

What's on Offer

  • Position reports to Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Competitive salary

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