Cost Accountant

Titel: Cost Accountant
Vertragsart: Permanent
Location: Leiden , Zuid-Holland
Gehalt/Honorar: Bespreekbaar
Ref: 1041428_1574094121
Name des Kontakts: Rruben Tappel
Kontakt via E-mail:
Veröffentlicht am: seit 8 Monaten


POSITION SUMMARY: This individual will support multiple aspects of product costing and inventory accounting in a manufacturing environment. This position is key to the maintaining and monitoring of inventory costs, and ensuring the accuracy of financial cost information.


  • Perform general ledger account analysis and reconciliation related to inventory and cost accounts
  • Monitor cost and inventory transactions to ensure physical inventory and costing accuracy
  • Perform month-end journal entries and assist with the closing process
  • Maintain cost files and perform regular maintenance of standard, frozen, and transfer pricing costs, including consistent communication with buyers in the organization
  • Understand intercompany transaction flows by inventory location in various jurisdictions
  • Gather and analyze cost data to investigate discrepancies in inventory such as purchase price variances
  • Process various types of reports, calculations, and postings relating to inventory balances, labor rates, and overhead rate calculations
  • Calculate intercompany transfer pricing and answer related questions
  • Understand BOM (bill of material) and routing cost roll-up functions
  • Provide world-wide business support to operations and financial management teams
  • Effectively communicate cost update maintenance timing and needs throughout organization
  • Maintain efficient pricing update practices supporting internal order pricing needs


  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or related field.
  • Must possess a minimum of 1 year of accounting or finance experience in a large corporate environment or public accounting.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting theory and methods, particularly as it relates to inventory, standard costing, and intercompany pricing
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, with demonstrated analytical ability
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment
  • Experience handling special projects, including strong analytical analysis
  • Self-starter with strong problem-solving skills
  • Must possess strong computer skills using Microsoft Office applications (specifically Microsoft Excel)
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills


  • Cost Accounting Experience
  • ACCA, CPA and/or CMA
  • Experience with Oracle ERP applications