Cost Accountant

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Tax
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for a Cost Accountant in Ottawa West (Kanata). This is a Permanent Position with a Manufacturing Company. Salary to be determined based on Experience .

 Cost Accountant Responsibilities:
•    Scheduling and doing month end cut off, setting requirements and ensuring deadlines are met
•    Monthly lead sheets and account reconciliations
•    Cost accounting
•    Manufacturing analysis and variance reporting
•    Engineering monthly overview
•    Service analysis and reporting
•    Cost center review and analysis
•    Journal entries preparation and month end accruals
•    Detailed monthly analysis and reporting of Development and Technical support expenditures
•    QAD – SME for Finance and responsible for Financial system maintenance
•    Year end working papers, supporting documents and liaison with audit team
•    Year end supporting tax schedules
•    Business planning and current view updates
•    Setting up project codes in QAD
•    Monthly analysis of inventory, sales and balance sheet accounts
•    Keying of journal entries
•    Preparing Engineering time sheet analysis for senior management 
•    Investigating variances (work orders), analyze customer balances as required
•    Other duties as required

Cost Accountant Skills and Qualifications:
•    Knowledge of QAD is a great asset
•    Post Secondary education in accounting plus 5 years experience in Finance/Accounting (working towards a CPA designation is an asset)
•    Cost accounting knowledge is required 
•    Knowledge of manufacturing accounting is a great asset 
•    Excellent English verbal/written communication skills essential
•    Computer literate in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft applications required
•    Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team environment
Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines

If you are interested in this Cost Accountant opportunity in Ottawa West (Kanata), please click on Apply Now! You may also call the branch directly at 613-599-3151 x 231 to speak to Melanie Chapman directly. 


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Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_12196381

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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