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Cost Accountant - Tulsa, OK (long term contract/contract-to-hire)

Cost Accountant - Tulsa, OK (long term contract/contract-to-hire)

Cost Accountant - Tulsa, OK (long term contract/contract-to-hire)

Summary: Responsible for ensuring the cost elements are in accordance with company policies and procedures; analyze revenue and job cost for discrepancies and accuracy, and review and maintain fixed assets.

Essential Functions:

• Review job/project costs for accuracy; research and resolve discrepancies.

• Reconcile costs with sales orders and revenue.

• Research and apply variances to associated jobs to determine the root cause.

• Assist with yearly physical inventory and audit by preparing any necessary reports to assist with counts, review processes within software to ensure adequate controls for entry, and review variances for potential miscounts or system errors.

• Continuously and accurately update company standard costs.

• Prepare schedules for tax and audit requirements on a quarterly & annual basis.

• Interact with individuals at all organizational levels; conduct self in polite and professional manner.

• Demonstrate a motivation to provide fast, accurate and complete customer service at all times to all employees and management.

• Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive material.

Technical Skills:
• Must have general knowledge of manufacturing and accounting process flows to understand impact of booking cost and revenues.
• Knowledge of general cost accounting principles (GAAP).
• Proficient knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook and database applications.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.
• Ability to multi-task and handle varying tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.

Behavioral Skills:
• Ability to apply organizational skills when given a project; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines.
• Uses resources effectively to generate solutions; takes initiative when resolving problems.
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with internal and external customer issues.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.
• Ability to type on a keyboard and operate a PC.
• Ability to converse over a telephone.
• Ability to work in office and perform in corporate environment.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. Equivalent experience considered at the discretion of management.

Experience: One to three years cost or project accounting experience required.

Qualified candidates please submit resume to
Location: Alexander
Posted: Jan-27-11

Phone: (832) 251-2400