Cost Accountant

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    Reference Number: 4715

    • Posted on: January 29, 2021
    • Closes on: February 28, 2021
    • Location: Kitchener, ON Canada
    • Category: Accounting & Finance
    • Type: Full Time
    • Salary: $65k-$75k Annually


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    Do you have experience working in accounting for a manufacturing company?  Have you worked closely with operations on costing, and inventory?  If you answered yes to these questions, you could be an excellent candidate for a role we are currently recruiting for!  Our client, located in the greater Kitchener, is looking to add a Cost Accountant to their team!  If you have handled costing in a manufacturing environment or project costing and you are looking for a role that will allow you to also assist with month end, budgets, forecasts and reporting then this could be a great opportunity for you.

    What our client can offer you:

    • Opportunity for career growth
    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent benefits
    • Pension plan
    • Profit share

    If this opportunity to be part of a successful organization sounds exciting to you, don’t hesitate!  Send your resume, in confidence, to Peter Lister, and quote job # 4715.

    We’d like to thank all applicants however only those under serious consideration will be contacted.


    • Liaise with management, providing appropriate information when needed to assist with decision making and forecasting
    • Reporting, financial analysis, and year end preparation
    • Track costs, and labour, using an ERP system, making adjustments where necessary and preparing the necessary reports
    • Variance Analysis
    • Inventory reporting
    • Support the budgeting process
    • Assist with preparing budgets, and additional reporting when required
    • Margin analysis
    • Work with manufacturing on cost reduction initiatives
    • Develop and maintain ROI analysis


    • Must have an accounting degree or diploma
    • Desired however it is not a requirement to have your CPA or actively working to obtain your designation
    • Minimum 2 years working in a manufacturing environment
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent people skills is required as you will be working cross functionally with operations, engineering, purchasing and sales