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Senior Cost Accountant

Galena Park, TX 77547 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/25/2018 Job ID: 16580 Function: Accounting/Finance Pay Rate: $65,000 - $75,000

Oil and Gas manufacturing company in East Houston is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant to join their team. This position will provide accounting support for one large manufacturing facility.

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000

Location: Houston, TX 77547


  • Analyze plant performance on a daily/monthly basis and prepare monthly manufacturing performance results
  • Review and analyze monthly actual vs plan
  • Analyze product costs and variances associated with purchased and manufactured goods
  • Review and test the adequacy of the standard costing system
  • Perform and report on results of periodic audits of inventories
  • Review BOMs and Routings for accuracy
  • Develop more efficient and accurate manufacturing reporting
  • Review and prepare inventory information and reconciliations in the ERP system and sub ledgers.
  • Provide metrics related to purchasing, inventory costs, and labor reporting
  • Develop and monitor standard labor rates
  • Prepare standard journal entries associated with monthly closing of the GL
  • Assist in preparation of reporting for At Risk Stock Inventory
  • Work with operations to estimate rig costs and conduct monthly Rig Cost Meeting


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 2+ years of Cost Accounting experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience working in a large ERP system

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within two weeks of submitting your application.

Lindsey Rodriguez
Recruiter - Murray Professional

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