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Project & Cost Accountant

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Posted: 02/06/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 26290

Job Description

Are you a self-starter? Check out this role! Dahl Consulting is currently partnering with a leading manufacturing company. We work one-on-one with great candidates to help connect them with employment opportunities. We are hiring a Project and Cost Accountant for a permanent role. Interested? Get more details below!
  • Worksite Location: Detroit Lakes, MN
Project and Cost Accountant Job Description
As a Project and Cost Accountant, you will play a vital role in supporting our Engineered and Pump Divisions by managing inventory, overseeing accounting practices, maintaining accounting records, and preparing financial reports. Your responsibilities will encompass general accounting, cost accounting, and budgetary controls. You will appraise operating results in terms of costs, budgets, policies of operations, trends, and increased profit opportunities. This position may work in our Detroit Lakes, MN, Plymouth, MN, Madison, WI, St. Petersburg, FL, Randolph, MA, Vacaville, CA, or Ashland, OH location or with the proper experience be fully remote.
What you’ll do as a Project and Cost Accountant:
  • Partner with plant managers to conduct detailed cost analysis for manufacturing processes
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and recommend improvements
  • Review transactions, revenues, variances, costs, and inventory
  • Prepare, comprehend, and evaluate the financial statements
  • Ensure adherence to GAAP and ASC 606
  • Analyze monthly project accounting metrics to explain the status of the project's financial position, including profitability and margin
What you’ll bring to the Project and Cost Accountant role:
  • 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance is desired
  • 3+ years of previous accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of cost-of-completion project accounting
  • Ability to navigate ERP software and understand cost analysis
  • Proven ability to partner with operating teams to drive and monitor performance
  • Ability to develop strategic and tactical plans
Take the first step on your new career path! To submit yourself for consideration for this role, simply click the apply button and complete our mobile-friendly online application. Once we’ve reviewed your application details, a recruiter will reach out to you with the next steps! For questions or more information about this role, please call our office at (651) 772-9225.

As an equal-opportunity employer, Dahl Consulting welcomes candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, we encourage you to take the next step and connect with us. We look forward to meeting you!
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