Cost Accountant jobs in Kentucky

Cost Accountant
  • Waites Sensor Technologies Inc
  • Covington, KY FULL_TIME
  • Description


    We are seeking to add a hands-on accounting professional to our rapidly growing entrepreneurial company in the industrial IOT industry. Our ideal candidate is driven, passionate, and will take initiative. We are an amazing organization of talented self-starters who care deeply about our culture and people. The work we do is categorically awesome, and we want to find the right fit, based on experience and culture, to augment our accounting department. We are completely redesigning our costing process and we are looking for a leader to take on this challenge. If you love an ever-changing, fast-paced, and fun environment, this job is for you!


    • Ensure accurate records and documentation for costs of materials, finished goods, labor and services, project expenses, and overhead.
    • Utilize ERP systems to effectively manage and analyze data.
    • Compile and present profitability reports by project, revenue stream, product line, customer, and sales channel.
    • Assist with internal audit and time studies to validate routing activities and BOM accuracy.
    • Implement and monitor cost control measures to optimize operational efficiency.
    • Perform standard cost rolls and provide analysis of inventory impact.
    • Control scrap inventory process and validate disposition cost.
    • Conduct analysis on PPV, revaluation, scrap, and yield variances.
    • Provide explanations and recommend corrective actions to resolve cost discrepancies.
    • Participate in annual physical inventories and guide periodic cycle counts.
    • Identify opportunities for cost reduction, process improvement, and operational efficiency within the business process.
    • Perform month-end closing activities including account reconciliations and posting related journal entries.
    • Prepare manufacturing cost estimates for new products.
    • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
    • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and company policies.
    • Perform other duties that are needed to support the accounting department.




    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required. 
    • 3 years’ experience in accounting
    • Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant or in a similar role.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
    • Solid understanding of cost accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
    • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required.
    • Experience with NetSuite ERP is a plus.
    • Attention to detail while working on multiple tasks. 
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed.
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • A pitch in and do what it takes attitude. 
    • Ability to work with tight deadlines.  
    • Desire for a fast-paced, dynamic, and quickly growing work environment.
    • Strong MS Office skill set, especially Excel.
  • 11 Days Ago

Cost Accountant
  • Komatsu
  • Lebanon, KY FULL_TIME
  • Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line ...
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  • Pilkington North America Inc.
  • Versailles, KY FULL_TIME
  • Purpose: The Versailles Fabrication cost accountant is a key leader for the plant. The individual will understand all areas of plant financial performance and maintain effective internal controls to e...
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Cost Accountant
  • Robert Half
  • Richmond, KY FULL_TIME
  • DescriptionFor immediate consideration contact Lisa James at (859)788-3684We're presenting an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Accountant role located in Richmond, Kentucky, USA. This position...
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  • Salaried/Skilled Trades Careers at NSG Group
  • Versailles, KY FULL_TIME
  • Purpose: The Versailles Fabrication cost accountant is a key leader for the plant. The individual will understand all areas of plant financial performance and maintain effective internal controls to e...
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Cost Accountant
  • Arrowhead Talent Solutions
  • Louisville, KY FULL_TIME
  • SUMMARY: As our Cost Accountant, you will take a lead role in the analysis and preparation of all aspects of inventory and manufacturing cost information. You will need to bring a combination of stron...
  • 5 Days Ago

Cost Accountant
  • Experis
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Our client, a company who supports the oil and gas industry, is seeking a Cost Accountant to join their team as a perm e...
  • 5/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

Cost Accountant
  • Golden West Food Group
  • Vernon, CA
  • Job Description Job Description Job Position: Cost Accountant Target Pay Range: $80,000-$100,000/year, depending on leve...
  • 5/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

Cost Accountant
  • Hidden
  • Wood Dale, IL
  • Job Description Job Description Title: Cost Accountant Location: Wood Dale, IL (With some travel to Milwaukee, WI) Job S...
  • 5/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

Cost Accountant
  • Experis
  • Greendale, IN
  • Position: Cost Accountant Location: Greendale IN 47025 United States Duration: 6+ months Description/Comment: The Cost A...
  • 5/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

Cost Accountant
  • Experis
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Our client, a provider of products to the oil and gas industry is seeking a Cost Accountant to join their team on a full...
  • 5/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

Manager, Cost Accounting
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Plymouth, MN
  • Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-chan...
  • 5/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

Sr. Cost Accountant
  • CF Industries Employee Services LLC
  • Northbrook, IL
  • At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focus...
  • 4/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

Cost Accountant
  • Michael Foods Inc.
  • West Jefferson, OH
  • Business Unit Overview: Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business i...
  • 3/19/2024 12:00:00 AM

Kentucky (/kənˈtʌki/ (listen) kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it, (because in Kentucky's first constitution, the name state was used) Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States. Ke...
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Income Estimation for Cost Accountant jobs
$59,545 to $74,511

Cost Accountant in West Caldwell, NJ
Collect data and prepare reports for material purchases, labor costs, equipment depreciation and repair, assembly, and operating expenses.
July 28, 2022
Cost Accountant in Waukesha, WI
Collaborate with Operations in developing, monitoring and making recommendations regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.
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Cost Accountant in Sparta, WI
Maintains standard costs and reviews standard and actual costs for inaccuracies including variance analysis, treating these in accordance with GAAP.
April 01, 2023