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Cost Accountant

SIM&S
Tullahoma, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Job Title: Cost Accountant
Job Location: Tullahoma, TN

Job Purpose:
We are looking for a Cost Accountant to join our accounting department. The Cost Accountant will be responsible for performing cost analyses and preparing budget reports. The Cost Accountant will report to the Chief Financial Officer. Candidates should possess excellent analytical skills along with the ability to combine different data and calculate profit margins. Our ideal candidate should have the ability and the knowledge to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions. Ultimately, the Cost Accountant will manage cost information to maximize profitability.

Duties and Responsibilities – Job Specifications:
• Collect cost information, record/track expense, and update project budget elements.
• Job/Cost coding and assist with accounts payable.
• Update and maintain data within the accumulation accounting system.
• Determine fixed costs (e.g., salaries, rent, and insurance)
• Plan and record variable costs (e.g., purchases of raw material and operations costs)
• Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
• Prepare budgeting reports (for the company and each department)
• Analyze and report profit margins.
• Prepare (monthly, quarterly, and annual) cost forecasts.
• Assisting in month-end and year-end closing
• Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions.

Qualifications:

Education:
• BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant study
Experience:
• Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant, or similar role
• Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
• Computer literacy, MS Excel (familiarity with VLOOKUPs and pivot tables)
• Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
• Strong time management skills
• Integrity, with an ability to handle confidential information.
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Experiences with accounting software, like Sage, MAS 100, or Cost Point

 

SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

Company Description
SIM&S is a professional services company specializing in information technology and telecommunications solutions for government and commercial clients. We are a solution focused company delivering a broad range of innovative, customized services, including consulting, systems engineering, integration, and training. SIM&S has more than 26 years of experience providing IT services to DoD and government agencies.

SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

SIM&S

Why Work Here?
Our most valuable resource is our people. We encourage exceptional performance and reward performers through our bonus program.

SIM&S is a professional services company specializing in information technology and telecommunications solutions for government and commercial clients. We are a solution focused company delivering a broad range of innovative, customized services, including consulting, systems engineering, integration, and training. SIM&S has more than 26 years of experience providing IT services to DoD and government agencies. SIM&S, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class.

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Tullahoma, TN
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