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Cost Accountant
Houston, TX



Seeking a Cost Accountant (Manufacturing) for our manufacturing client located in Southeast Houston, Texas.



  • Base Salary up to $85k plus excellent full benefits package
  • Bachelors Degree and 2+ years of cost accounting experience required
  • Role is HYBRID – 4 days per week in office / 1 day per week remote




  • Lead the month-end close process, assuring timely completion of all activities per the closing checklist
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts and review reconciliations
  • Prepares journal entries
  • Prepares and analyzes key performance metrics explaining variances from historical trends or expected results
  • Coordinates quarterly and year-end audit activities among internal and external auditors and corporate finance
  • Perform annual standard labor and overhead rate analysis
  • Implement, evaluate and update internal control procedures
  • Manages the financial aspects of the POC Revenue recognition process
  • Ad hoc financial reporting and analyses
  • Documents and maintains financial processes and procedures
  • Participates on cross-functional or financial process-improvement teams




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. CPA or MBA a plus
  • 2+ years of cost accounting experience required in a manufacturing and/or project environment (e.g., Percentage of Completion Accounting)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Microsoft office software proficiency, especially Excel and Word
  • Experience with an ERP system, Oracle preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient and productive manner. Able to manage multiple priorities and projects
  • Able to handle complex and multiple tasks with limited direction
  • Detail and results oriented, excellent accuracy and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Work independently and responsibly

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