Senior Cost Accountant Resume Samples

Senior Cost Accountants are experienced professionals who are accountable for performing cost analysis and margin analysis, target costing projects and preparing budgeting reports. A well-crafted Senior Cost Accountant Resume mentions duties like – collecting cost information, maintaining expense database, constructing data accumulation systems, determining fixed assets, planning and recording variable costs, preparing budget reports, preparing annual cost forecasts, identifying and recommending cost-effective solutions.

The minimum requirements that are expected for the post of Senior Cost Accountant include – proven work experience, a solid knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), experience with accounting software and ability to handle confidential data. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance along with cost accounting experience is mandatory, however, preference is given to candidates who have specialization in cost accounting like ICWA or the relevant.

 

Senior Cost Accountant Resume example

Senior Cost Accountant Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in a company where can use business and people skills to further career and become a useful component of the company. Company include cost analysis, accounting, business analysis and process control. Goal oriented and pride in being able to perform with minimal supervision.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft word.

Description :

    1. Executed accurate and timely month-end close for internal and external reporting purposes.
    2. Oversaw account reconciliations, SOX compliance, standard costing, resolution of transactional issues, and interim and annual audit requests.
    3. Prepared account reconciliations and audited journal entries.
    4. Ensured month-end processes met SOX guidelines.
    5. Identified areas of potential SOX deficiencies and provided recommendations to management.
    6. Determined root cause of costing issues and implemented corrective action as required.
    7. Identified and resolved transactional issues and implemented improvement opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Business


Junior/Senior Cost Accountant Resume

Summary : Financial professional with 7 years of experience at both corporate accounting and manufacturing site controlling. Detail-oriented, organized, able to work independently or as part of a team. Proven track record of working on multiple tasks and following through to meet deadlines.

Skills : Accounting, Finance.

Description :

    1. Performed accounting functions associated to inventories, production, stock purchases, and month end closing.
    2. Ensured accurate and timely financial results by using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles along with company policies and procedures.
    3. Reviewed inventory transactions for cost accuracy and appropriate general ledger accounts.
    4. Generated inventory turnover calculation and slow moving inventory reserve requirement.
    5. Supported the annual financial budget process.
    6. Monitored manufacturing facilities cost vs.
    7. Reconciled stock inventory purchases and general ledger accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Accounting


Senior Cost Accountant/Analyst Resume

Summary : Fifteen years of professional experience within three global and publicly traded corporations, including 8 years of manufacturing experience. Currently working as a Senior Cost Accountant. Broad exposure within Finance including cost accounting, capital projects, financial closings, AOP, internal process improvements, and monthly business review reporting.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Oracle Applications.

Description :

    1. Process lead of cost reduction initiatives via PPI and capital spend initiatives.
    2. Deep level headcount, labor, & salary analysis.
    3. Creation of direct labor, overhead, & freight rates applied to a multi-layered standard costing structure.
    4. Using a standard costing system to build a cost per unit system and implement cost changes.
    5. Product costing lead responsible for yearly inventory revaluations.
    6. Analyzing material costs and recommending cost reduction initiatives to upper management.
    7. Materials spend analysis including planned price variance analysis, and monthly presentations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Accounting

Senior Cost Accountant/Executive Resume

Headline : To contribute to the success of a progressive, growing company in the mid-size market by serving in an Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, or Finance leadership role. To work for a company that seeks a seasoned financial manager with the depth and breadth needed in accounting, finance, and management to drive company results while ensuring legal, regulatory, and financial integrity.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Cost Accounting, Controllership.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Rolling cost on new items, and working with manager on fiscal year end cost roll.
    2. Report daily inventory levels to management.
    3. Overseen annual physical inventory for the electrical operating unit, requested appropriate approvals, and booked the results.
    4. Helped in the preparation of annual COGS departmental budgets as well as Orders budgets.
    5. Maintained monthly orders actual, and forecasts.
    6. Reviewed, analyzed, and reconciled Purchase Price Variance and Foundry Surcharge accounts on a monthly basis.
    7. Reconciled COGS departmental expenses on a monthly basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Business

Senior Cost Accountant/Representative Resume

Objective : An accounting professional with strong organizational and communication skills that has an in-depth knowledge of government contract accounting. Acquire a high level of detail, ability to multi-task and adapt quickly in a fast paced environment.

Skills : QuickBooks Pro And Quicken, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Prepared month end closing journal entries, financial statements and financial reports to management in the Deltek Costpoint system.
    2. Assisted Controller in the supervision of the accounting staff.
    3. Established projects in the Deltek Costpoint system using contractual documents.
    4. Tracked inventory and calculated cost of goods sold.
    5. Audited and reconciled general ledger accounts monthly.
    6. Tracked project cost for budgeting and project management.
    7. Responsible for job cost reporting to project managers.
    8. Assisted Controller with the incurred cost submissions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Accounting

Senior Cost Accountant/Supervisor Resume

Objective : To obtain an accounting position with a fast-pasted environment that will allow to use and expand accounting skills and knowledge that gained throughout work and educational experiences.

Skills : Cost Analyst, Cost Estimator.

Description :

    1. Responsible for annual physical inventory and monthly cycle counts of raw materials and finished goods.
    2. Develop and maintain yearly standard cost.
    3. Resolve overhead and purchase price variances monthly.
    4. Assist operation managers in developing and maintaining bill of materials.
    5. Support all budgeting, forecasting and planning efforts.
    6. Reconcile certain balance sheet accounts monthly.
    7. Train operations and other entities related to inventory related activities in SAP.
    8. Help implement new budget software (COGNOS) and train employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Senior Cost Accountant/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Profit and growth oriented, experienced executive with over thirty years of diverse experience. Solid track record in manufacturing and distribution environment that includes being a senior financial and inventory manager. Analytical, objective, hands-on Manager and self-starter. Have complete knowledge and understanding of the Manufacturing process.

Skills : Cost Analyst, Cost Estimator.

Description :

    1. Collected data to determine costs of raw materials.
    2. Analyzed data collected and recorded results.
    3. Analyzed changes in raw materials, manufacturing methods, to determine effects on cost.
    4. Analyzed actual manufacturing costs and prepared periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
    5. Conducted physical inventories and monitored cycle count program.
    6. Investigated and reconciled cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
    7. Assisted in month - end closing, prepared adjustments journal entries.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Cost Accountant/Consultant Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in a company where can use business and people skills to further career and become a useful component of the company. Roles I would like to fill in a company include cost analysis, accounting, business analysis and process control. Goal oriented and pride myself in being able to perform with minimal supervision.

Skills : Accounting, Finance.

Description :

    1. Perform daily cost accounting duties for military value stream.
    2. Create ad hoc reports and analysis for Director of Military Value Stream.
    3. Work with operations on cost reduction projects and analysis.
    4. Calculate and journalize monthly variances for month end close.
    5. Work with engineering to update BOMs and analyze the effects of the changes.
    6. Create and maintain performance metrics for various aspects of production.
    7. Manage projects and their associated costs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's In Accounting

Senior Cost Accountant/Specialist Resume

Summary : Management and Accounting graduate with Office Manager experience as well as years of fast-paced environment experience that has the ability to lead and motivate employees. Familiar with all aspects of daily business operations

Skills : Accounting, Finance.

Description :

    1. Performed Daily Cost Roll-Ups for New Made-To-Order Products in SAP.
    2. Issued Daily Earned Hours and Shipments To Goal Comparisons.
    3. Worked with Plant Personnel on explanations of Manufacturing Variances.
    4. Involved with establishing the Conversion Rates and Product Costs.
    5. Worked with Manufacturing Engineers on W/C Time Study Projects.
    6. Responsible for Month-End Closing Entries and Reports.
    7. Audited, assisted and reconciled Annual Physical Inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Senior Cost Accountant Resume

Summary : Finance professional with an MBA and broad manufacturing background that also includes experience in industrial engineering and operations. Experienced in cost and GL accounting, budgeting, analysis, inventory, and fixed assets.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Review and maintain product standard costs for labor and material.
    2. Produce cost of sales reports and analysis.
    3. Support maintenance of end products in item-planning.
    4. Prepare, analyze and generate reports for monthly inventory.
    5. Establish and oversee company labor charging-floor checks.
    6. Prepare NRE and R&D analysis on monthly and quarterly basis.
    7. Prepare Purchase Price analysis on quarterly basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In History