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Cost Accountant

Kelly Services

Charlottesville, VA
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Job Title Cost Accountant

Jobid US588WTT_BH1431714

Location: Charlottesville, VA, 22905, USA

Description Cost Accountant

Full Time

Compensation: $30.00hr - $35.00 hr. DOE

Generous Benefits Package

Job Summary

The cost accountant is a key player in the cost accounting department that plans and directs accounting actvities within the finance dept. The ideal candidate is a detailed and results oriented individual that welcomes challenges, and displays a solid understanding of cost analysis, future costs and revenues. Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies and procedures relating to financial accounting, budgets, projects and contract accounting. the ideal candidate will bring 3-5 yrs experience within a manufacturing space. Our client is a global leader within the manufacturing space and is an established organization for nearly 90 yrs. Our organization has built a reputation on developing creative solution and state of the art products for our clients with value innovation in every area of our business

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Directs and participates in cost analyses and rate studies.
+ Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues as well as project review slide decks.
+ Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses.
+ Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification
+ Plans audits and coordinates preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
+ Assists in establishing system controls for new financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems.
+ Supervises and assists with preparation of various financial statements, analysis and various internal and external reports.
+ Provides management with timely reviews of organization’s financial status and progress in various programs and activities.
+ Month-end close: prepare journal entries and account reconciliations
+ Supervises and assists in preparation of reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
+ Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies
+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
+ Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, vendors, and customers.
**Job Specifications**

**Education** : Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of relevant work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation
**Years Experience** : 4-5 years of relevant experience

+ Must be detail oriented.
+ Ability to work independently under limited supervision
+ Ability to analyze and communicate results in a timely manner
+ MAS500 experience a plus, but not a requirement
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) environment.
+ Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to explains complex information to others in straightforward situations; excellent interpersonal skills to drive task to completion
**Computer Skills:**

+ Spreadsheets, Accounting software (MAS 500 a plus), General Ledger, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, E-mail, Manufacturing software

+ Supervises non-supervisory employees in Accounts Payable, Receivable, and General Accounting, areas of finance. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
**Reasoning Ability:**
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world’smost respected companies—providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transformyour career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accountinghiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people likeyou.

Let us help advance your career today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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