Senior Cost Accountant

Hamilton, Montana
May 16, 2024
May 19, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
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Salary: $110,000 - $130,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a pioneering agricultural technology company focused on revolutionizing fresh food production. By leveraging cutting-edge indoor farming techniques, they cultivate high-quality, pesticide-free produce year-round. Our innovative approach involves vertical farming, hydroponics, and advanced automation systems, ensuring optimal growing conditions and minimal environmental impact. Their commitment to sustainability extends beyond farming practices, with a focus on reducing food miles and water usage. With a mission to provide local communities with access to nutritious, flavorful produce, we are reshaping the future of farming while addressing food security challenges.

Why join us?
  • Healthcare
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance and Professional Development
  • Employee Discounts and Perks
  • Life Insurance and Disability Coverage
  • Wellness Programs

Job Details


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or CMA certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Cost Accountant in a manufacturing environment, with a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and cost drivers.
  • Proficiency in cost accounting principles, including standard costing, variance analysis, and inventory valuation methods.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) for data analysis and reporting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Cost Analysis: Analyze manufacturing costs including raw materials, labor, overhead, and other expenses to ensure accuracy and efficiency in cost allocation.
  • Cost Control: Implement and maintain cost control measures to minimize waste, reduce expenses, and maximize profitability.

Inventory Management: Monitor and reconcile inventory levels, conducting regular audits to ensure accuracy and prevent discrepancies.

  • Product Costing: Calculate and update standard costs for manufactured products, considering factors such as material costs, labor expenses, and overhead allocation.
  • Variance Analysis: Investigate and analyze variances between standard costs and actual costs, identifying the root causes and recommending corrective actions.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the preparation of manufacturing budgets and forecasts, providing insights into cost trends and potential cost-saving opportunities.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare timely and accurate financial reports related to manufacturing costs, presenting findings to management and stakeholders as needed.
  • Process Improvement: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement process improvements, enhancing efficiency and reducing costs throughout the manufacturing operations.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and internal controls related to manufacturing cost accounting.
  • Ad Hoc Analysis: Conduct ad hoc financial analysis and projects as assigned, supporting management in decision-making and strategic planning.

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