COST ACCOUNTANT RESUME
20+ years of specialized experience
in cost accounting, inventory control, variance analysis, gross margin
analysis, account analysis and reconciliations, financial analysis, month-end
PLASTIX FABRICATION, Philadelphia,
COST ACCOUNTANT, 2003 - Present
Run an efficient accounting department in charge of an
accounting staff of six for this producer of plastic containers used by the
medical and cosmetic industries worldwide.
Manage the complex allocation of expenditures and
financial reporting activities.
Perform deep analysis of margins, costs, and inventory
controls, prepare reporting packages and financial reports, and coordinate
the activities of month-end closings focused on GL reporting and
Lend an expertise of general business operations and
accounting processes to improve cash flow, cash forecasting, fixed asset
management, and preparation and management of key documentation.
Project manage all aspects of variance analysis
activities, annual compilations, and external audits.
STARLIGHT FABRICATIONS, Denver,
COST ACCOUNTANT, 1999 - 2003
Investigated complex cost accounting functions,
from review of work orders and inventory transactions to investigation of
account variances and analyses of work-in-progress activities.
Summarized manufacturing variances across
purchase prices, work orders, and spending.
managers of Manufacturing and Engineering Departments to ensure the accuracy
Carried out monthly forecasting and analysis of actual
Monitored inventory cycle count program and conducted
periodic cycle count audits.
Reconciled perpetual vs. G/L inventory; prepared
detailed inventory reconciliation, taking into consideration both
capitalization of variance and inventory reserve calculations.
Headed the set up of five new cost centers across all
Verified the accuracy of GL coding, analyzed actual
costs, and prepared periodic reports.
PEDDLE & METAL, Denver, CO
1994 - 1999
Provided costing support during the development
process of new products for cars and bikes.
Tracked the entire annual physical inventory process and
analyzed costing for all new products manufactured onsite that supported
decisions to purchases vs. produce products using raw materials.
Ensure the accurate completion of inventory transactions
and supervised monthly closing processes.
Managed inventory data, tracked procurement of raw
materials and finished goods; monitored the reporting of labor allocations;
and reconciled sales orders and GL journal entries.
Mountain View College, Denver, CO
B.S., Business Accounting
MS Word and Excel; Hyperion; ERP; SAP; Oracle Enterprise One