Doherty Staffing Solutions

Cost Accountant

Plymouth, Minnesota
Hourly, DOE
Feb 23, 2017
Mar 25, 2017
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Cost Accountant- Plymouth, MN

Doherty Career Solutions has teamed with a leading manufacturing company to hire a temporary Cost Accountant. The Cost Accountant will analyze cost of goods sold for raw materials, production time, and shipping expenses.

*Temporary: 6+ months (possible extensions)


  • Perform account reconciliations on assigned balance sheet accounts and prepare necessary journal entries
  • Review bills of material for accuracy and completeness, and make pricing recommendations on those products
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors that are affecting prices and profitability
  • Familiar with both manual and computer based accounting systems/practices
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs to prepare costing reports
  • Set up and recommend processes for  Cost Accounting System and identify areas where process improvement is needed
  • Monitor physical inventories and cycle count program
  • Reconcile finished goods inventories


  • 2-5 years solid Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Must have strong Cost systems background, excellent analytical skills, sound understanding of accounting principles, and experience with financial statement analysis


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