Cost Accounting Manager Resume Samples

A Cost Accounting Manager is a supervisor or department manager who specializes in the accounting group within the company. The job description entails collecting accounting and financial data pertaining to assets and liabilities of the company and making frequent reports based on such data. The day-to-day core duties are listed on the Cost Accounting Manager Resume as follows – examining the key operational data such as purchases, inventory on hand, and cost of goods sold; analyzing the cost of materials, labor and processes; developing and implementing company’s cost control procedures; and creating budgets.

A candidate for this job should possess the following skills – progressive experience in accounting management preferably in cost accounting; proven experience in driving process improvement; strong academic record; and strong communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting is mandatory, possessing a CPA qualification is a plus.

Cost Accounting Manager Resume example

Cost Accounting Manager Resume

Summary : Proven ability to set effective priorities and implement strategies to achieve immediate and long-term goals. Over thirteen years of experience in the accounting field.

Skills : SAP, JD Edwards, PowerPoint, Excel, Word,.

Description :

    1. Responsible for accurate and timely month-end close duties relating to production and manufacturing expenses.
    2. Analyze material costs for accuracy and prepare for monthly costing.
    3. Prepare and distribute monthly reports including manufacturing results, production variances, PPV, and cost analysis for upper management and sales department.
    4. Assist in the preparation of monthly presentations and charts.
    5. Prepare monthly forecasts for 5 manufacturing facilities.
    6. Prepare comprehensive monthly inventory roll forward and forecast.
    7. Started a cost accountant and progressed to inventory control manager for three plants and 7 warehouses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting


Sr. Cost Accounting Manager Resume

Summary : Budgeting and Forecasting Financial & Operational Reporting & Analysis. Comprehensive experience managing and directing all aspects of finance and accounting.

Skills : QAD, Oracle, SAP, Essbase, Monarch, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Eliminated annual physical inventory counts by perpetual inventory counts.
    2. Reduced inventory from $5M to $2.5 with the same level of sales.
    3. Implemented MAPICS inventory, purchasing, standard cost, planning, and fixed assets software modules.
    4. Prepared labor and overhead rates for various plant activities like batching, compounding, filling, screen-printing, and plastic bottle manufacturing.
    5. Entered bills of material, labor and overhead rates in the standard cost module of MAPICS software.
    6. Enabled the calculation of standard costs for each SKU and gross profit for each SKU.
    7. Comparison of labor and overhead absorption costs with actual labor and overhead cost incurred helped in variance analysis and cost control.
    8. Prepared fixed assets schedule and depreciation schedule.
    9. Prepared work in process and other schedules for the year-end audits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA


Jr. Cost Accounting Manager Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position with an organization that will permit to utilize accounting knowledge, computer skills, business development, employee training, scheduling, payroll, creating policies and procedures, reporting and communication experience to maximize company growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, ERP Implementations.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creating, developing and managing cost and cost department.
    2. Planning, collecting, analyzing, and recording data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
    3. Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods to determine effects on cost.
    4. Review actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports by comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
    5. Create estimates of new and proposed product costs to control expenditures.
    6. Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
    7. Implement, manage, and Maintain Cost Accounting System.
    8. Conduct physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Financial Management

Cost Accounting Manager III Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position Cost Accounting Manager to utilize accounting experiences and leadership skills that will promote the goals, ethics and values of a progressive company.

Skills : Financial Analysis, Cost Accounting, Expert in Excel, Access and Business reporting tools.

Description :

    1. Managed daily accounting activities and supporting staff, including the cost accounting function.
    2. Standard cost development and maintenance.
    3. Month-end close analysis, journal entries, and team leadership.
    4. Executive financial reporting package preparation and analysis.
    5. Monthly analysis of, COGS, expenses and earnings.
    6. Process and procedure development, documentation and improvement.
    7. ROI analysis supporting all Capital expenditure proposals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AA In Accounting

Cost Accounting Manager II Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position with an organization that will permit to utilize accounting knowledge, software skills, business development, financial reporting and communication expedient to maximize company growth.

Skills : SAP, JD Edwards, PowerPoint, Excel, Word,.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creating, developing and managing cost and cost department.
    2. Planning, collecting, analyzing, and recording data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
    3. Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods to determine effects on cost.
    4. Review actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports by comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
    5. Create estimates of new and proposed product costs to control expenditures.
    6. Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
    7. Implement, manage, and Maintain Cost Accounting System.
    8. Conduct physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Financial Management

Cost Accounting Manager I Resume

Headline : Solid understanding of contract formation and award protests, standards of conduct, governmental liability, the dispute process, administrative and judicial methods of resolution of procurement and contract disputes.

Skills : Accounting Software: Oracle, Great Plains, Adage, Vicinity, Solomon, Platinum, MAS90, FRx, Management Reporter.

Description :

    1. Responsible for cost accounting functions for publicly-traded medical device manufacturer.
    2. Developed and maintained product standard costs.
    3. Reviewed production variances and evaluated performance against standard costs.
    4. Prepared budgets and forecasts; performed actual versus budget variance analysis.
    5. Responsible for inventory reconciliation and valuation.
    6. Analyzed inventory for obsolescence; calculated and recorded inventory reserves.
    7. Reviewed and reconciled contract manufacturing activities.
    8. Responsible for month-end close activities related to Inventory & COGS.
    9. Prepared account reconciliations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Cost Accounting Manager/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Managerial Accounting professional with comprehensive experience in full cycle accounting, cost, financial and operational analysis, accounting system migration/integration, cost analysis and process development. An accomplished trainer and mentor in multiple areas including financial process, ERP, supply chain communications and BI tool applications.

Skills : Strong Analytical & Influencing Skill, Contract Review and Negotiations Financial Restatement Cost Reduction and Target Costing.

Description :

    1. Developed/implemented procedures and processes.
    2. Implemented a WIP tracking system, an MRB process, physical inventory procedure and assisted in the development of the FA internal builds process.
    3. Developed E&O and MRB reserve analysis.
    4. Provided standard costing analysis, roll forwards and analysis of manufacturing variances.
    5. Tabulated PPV quarterly analysis and capitalization review.
    6. Performed revenue reconciliation/recognition, monthly, quarterly and fiscal end closes.
    7. Planned/budgeted overhead rates and expense rates for manufacturing.
    8. Interfaced with outside auditors for quarterly and year end audits.
    9. Properly identified inventory transfers for internal use and prepared the appropriate use tax accrual.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Cost Accounting Manager/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Cost Accounting or Financial Analyst position for a manufacturing company. Develop, recommend and implement cost accounting methods and procedures. Investigate, advise and propose policies affecting cost accounting.

Skills : Project accounting, Financial Statement Creation & preparation Process Development and Improvement.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing job cost analysis that leads to a root cause analysis of favorable and unfavorable profit margin variances.
    2. Work with the Information Technology department to automate the job closeout reporting.
    3. Provided a more in-depth ability to drive into root cause issues on fluctuations in profit margins.
    4. Automation has also cut the time required for analysis in half.
    5. Leader for the slow-moving inventory meetings with management.
    6. Results include a 30% reduction in slow-moving inventory value.
    7. Identified numerous issues that drive the slow-moving inventory which required corrective actions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Accounting

Asst. Cost Accounting Manager Resume

Summary : Accounting professional with nineteen years experience. Experience working in a standard cost environment, proficiency in Excel and ERP systems.

Skills : Cost Accounting, Excel, Variance Analyst.

Description :

    1. Manage the cost accounting function for the Intergraded Sealing Systems division of Parker Hannifin.
    2. Included cost-saving initiatives, financial reporting, and serving as the single point of contact for all financial issues at all 3 locations.
    3. Created an expiring materials report that saves in excess of $100K per year.
    4. Prepared an easy template for completing the 12-month rolling forecast with minimal inputs to be able to quickly adapt to the changing conditions.
    5. Lead in the transfer of 2 value streams to the Matamoros location to improve financial results with a reduction in labor cost.
    6. Develop daily updates for all locations that include Sales, Return on Sales, Production, and Inventory Change along with the forecasted variance explanations tied to each.
    7. Prepare an annual plan and presentation to the corporate that tells the financial story for each location.
    8. Manage monthly and yearly finished goods physical inventories for all locations along with variance explanations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Financial Management

Cost Accounting Manager Resume

Summary : High energy and results oriented hands-on professional with over 15 years of experience in semiconductor manufacturing environment. Proven track record of delivering value-added results in a fast paced environment.

Skills : Create and roll-out property marketing campaigns, Oversee make-ready procedures, Well versed with MRI property management system.

Description :

    1. Prepared operating budget for two manufacturing operations.
    2. Developed and maintained standard costs and analyzed production variances utilizing JDEdwards/Oracle.
    3. Forecasted results and reported to senior management, Performed month-end close, analyzed and reported variances from forecast and budget.
    4. Supported new product development with start-up and long-term standard costs and profitability forecasts.
    5. Coordinated procedures with and provided support for a corporate office.
    6. Managed all cost accounting activities including the development of standard costs for the company along with the supervision of the Accounts Payable Department.
    7. Performed due diligence for new acquisitions and integrated acquisitions into the accounting system Developed new management performance reports and analysis programs in Oracle database.
    8. Monitored and reported actual product costs variance from budget and forecast.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Accounting