Cost Accountant

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Date Posted: 04-10-2019
StraCon Services Group is seeking a Full-Time Cost Accountant. The Cost Accountant will be responsible for the general accounting operations and will report directly to the CFO. The Cost Accountant will also assist in the preparation of various financial reports providing accurate and detailed information for used for executive meetings and resource allocation planning. In addition, the Cost Accountant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following requirements:
  • Prepare journal entries and assist in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level.
  • Ensures appropriate integrity and accuracy of accounting data as well as compliance with company financial policies and procedures applying an understanding of GAAP.
  • Creates financial statements to include cash flow, income statement and balance sheet.
  • Assists with internal and external audits.
  • Assists in the creation and management of company-wide budgets.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continued improvement in finance and accounting processes.
  • Ad hoc reporting, special projects and other functions as required by the CFO.

Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant Accounting or Finance experience
  • Minimum two (2) years in project/cost accounting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with Advanced skills in Excel
  • In-depth knowledge and Application of GAAP
  • Knowledge in Corporate Finance and Accounting
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Month-end preparation experience
  • Financial analysis experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS is a plus
Educational Requirements:
  • BA/BS Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Allowable Substitution: an AA/AS degree and an additional 4 years’ experience or no degree and an additional 8 years’ experience.
Security Requirements:
  • Must be a US Citizen or legally authorized to work in US as a permanent resident.
StraCon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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