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Cost Accountant Sample Resume

EXPERIENCE

Company
2/2005- present
Cost Accounting Manager

  • Prepared a weekly and monthly Yield Analysis.
  • Conduct, post, and reconcile monthly Inventories.
  • Calculate labor, overhead, and Material costs.
  • Review and reconciliation of Month–end closing.
  • Calculate Labor Variance reports based on EHC, FTE, and straight head count.
  • Run an annual price increase for the pricing for over 200 customers.
  • Variance vs. Budget and Forecast analysis.
  • Cut overtime to reduce FTE by 40 heads.
  • Improved yield by 1% which translated into one million dollar savings.

Company
8/2002 – 2/2005
Cost Accounting Supervisor

  • Supervise 3 Material Control Processors.
  • Maintain Inventory Control.
  • Responsible for Standard Costing
  • Variance analysis.
  • Calculate labor, Overhead, and Bill of Material costs.
  • Monthly reporting packages.
  • Conduct and reconcile quarterly physical inventories.
  • Charted inventory losses.
  • Journal entries.
  • Review and reconciliation of Month–end closing.
  • Created an Excel based direct labor efficiency report.

Company
1/1997- 8/2002
Cost Accountant

  • Review scrap variances, outside processing costs, manufacturing variances, reserves for MRB in Work in Process, Finished Goods, and Plating Absorption.
  • Process daily Work Order Variance Reports, Close Work Orders to history, handle the cost on termination inventory, and process month end ad hoc reports.
  • Ensure standards are accurate and adjusted based on actual performance.
  • Investigate work orders closed with high variances.
  • Liaison with customer regarding termination payment and termination disposition.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering in order to show additions or corrections in the cost of producing a part.
  • Develop manual Journal entries to post transactions to the General Ledger for WIP and Inventory.
  • Process Perpetual Inventory Reconciliation, G/L close, Scrap Analysis, and provide spreadsheets on special projects.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance emphasis

COMPUTER SKILLS
AS400, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, QuickBooks, Power Point, and MS Office.

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