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Senior Cost Accountant in Galena Park, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

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COST ACCOUNTANT - Southeast Houston


Large oilfield manufacturing company seeks a Cost Accountant up to $75,000.


Provide accounting support for one large manufacturing facility. Work with operations management to continuously improve efficiency and productivity within manufacturing facilities. Create reporting and analyses to ensure the financial statements compiled by the facilities are accurate. Focus on improving current reporting and manufacturing processes. 


  • Partner with operations management to provide advice and technical assistance with operational processes. 
  • Presentation of monthly manufacturing performance results. 
  • Review and analysis of monthly actuals vs. plan. 
  • Analyze product costs and variances associated with purchased and manufactured goods. 
  • Review and test the adequacy of the standard costing system. 
  • Perform and Report on results of periodic audits of Inventories (Work in Process, Finished Goods/Raw Materials). 
  • Review details for accuracy. 
  • Develop more efficient and accurate manufacturing reporting. 
  • Assist in special assignments as needed.
  • Analyze and discuss manufacturing plant performance with Operations management on a daily/monthly basis. 
  • Review inventory information in the ERP system and sub-ledgers to ensure accurate valuation of inventory. 
  • Prepare inventory related reconciliations to ensure financial statement accuracy. 
  • Analyze manufacturing variances and discuss anomalies with supervisor and/or operations management. 
  • Provide weekly/monthly metrics to Operations managers related to purchasing, inventory costing, labor reporting, etc. 
  • Assist in developing and monitoring standard labor rates. 
  • Prepare financial planning/forecasting for monthly operating reports, mid year plan, and annual financial plan. 
  • Ensure manufacturing plants are in compliance with all company policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare standard journal entries associated with the monthly closing of the general ledger. 
  • Assist the Materials Manager in preparation of reporting for At Risk Stock Inventory 
  • Work with operations to estimate rig costs and conduct a monthly Rig Cost Meeting.


  • 2+ years of Cost Accounting experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance