Finance & Accounting

Cost Accountant

Allegheny County, PA (On-site)
Full Time

Our manufacturing client in Allegheny County is looking for a cost accountant to join their team! This is a full time, onsite role.


  • Monthly variance analysis to track discrepancies between planned and actual costs.
  • Investigate and resolve cycle count discrepancies to maintain inventory accuracy.
  • Validate cost of goods sold during month-end close for accurate financial reporting.
  • Reconcile inventory sub-ledger with the general ledger to ensure balance accuracy.
  • Lead cost analyses and rate studies to optimize manufacturing expenses.
  • Oversee all aspects of inventory management, including physical counts and reconciliations.
  • Identify weaknesses in internal controls and costing systems for process improvement.
  • Propose process changes to enhance efficiency and financial reporting accuracy.
  • Collaborate with operations to identify cost-saving opportunities and improve performance.


  • Understanding of weighted average, standard, and actual cost accounting methods
  • At least 1 year of Accounting experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Bachelor’s degree