Cost Accounting Manager

TeamBuilders Employment & Business Solutions is recruiting for an experienced Cost Accounting Manager to join a local business in the Fresno, CA area.



The Cost Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of cost accounting, providing analysis, implementing cost control measures and providing accurate financial information to ensure the sustainability and financial well being of the company. 


The ideal candidate will posses at least 5 years’ experience of effective cost accounting within a manufacturing or food production environment in addition to effectively managing staff within the cost accounting department. 


The Cost Accounting Manager role is being offered on a direct hire, full time basis, Monday through Friday. Company offers an outstanding benefits package, excellent work environment in addition to a competitive starting salary of up to $140K yearly. A relocation package will be offered if necessary. 


The Essential Duties of the Cost Accounting Manager to Include:

  • Development, implementation and management of the company’s cost accounting systems, procedures and policies
  • Performing analysis of the company’s financials and making recommendations where necessary
  • Management and maintenance of the company’s standard costs associated with inventory for multiple locations, including raw materials and finished goods
  • Review inventory cost forecasts in collaboration with the Sourcing and Supply Chain teams to ensure timely pricing changes and adjust standard costs as necessary to maintain costing accuracy and update standards as required by market conditions
  • Provide assistance to the Supply Chain team with margin budgets during the annual budget process
  • Completion of quarterly standard cost updates to ensure consistency with actual costs
  • Provide accurate budget to actual analysis related to price, yield, and standard margins
  • Assist with the annual financial statement audit by providing support during the annual physical inventory counts and related observation by the audit team, leading the schedule preparation and supporting documentation gathering for all inventory and cost testing required during audit fieldwork and other areas, as required
  • Review and analyze purchase price variances, yield variances and other pricing, volume, or yield discrepancies to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare and present cost reports, budgets, and financial statements to management, highlighting key cost drivers and variances
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize cost-saving opportunities and improve operational efficiencies
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and company policies
  • Build, lead and manage a highly efficient cost accounting team while providing guidance, training and performance evaluations
  • Additional related duties as required

The Required Skills, Experience and Education of the Cost Accounting Manager:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing Cost Accounting functions within a Manufacturing or Food Processing environment
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited college required, MBA or CPA certification is preferred
  • Expertise in cost accounting principles, practices and procedures
  • Proficiency with utilizing ERP systems and advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel & Word)
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Professional communication skills; verbal, interpersonal and written
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively within a fast-paced, dynamic environment while meeting tight and conflicting deadlines
  • Strong leadership and managerial abilities to manage & develop a team of cost accounting professionals



If you have the experience and skills to successfully carry out the role of the Cost Accounting Manager and would like to be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter for immediate review. Apply Directly!


Please Include Your Responses to the Following in the Cover Letter:

  • Your ability to interview and begin working in the Fresno, CA area
  • Detailed description of your experience in Cost Accounting
  • Confirmation that you have experience in Cost Accounting within a Manufacturing or Food Processing environment
  • Confirmation that you have earned a Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field of study from an accredited college
  • Any additional information that will showcase your ability to excel within the Cost Accounting Manager position


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