Senior Cost Accountant Consultant

$40 - $50 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Bloomingdale, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:128965

Apply Now
APPLY NOW Refer a Friend

Refer a Friend

Apply Now

Fill out the form below to submit your information for this opportunity. Please upload your resume as a doc, pdf, rtf or txt file.

* Required field.
Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading food manufacturing company in Schaumburg, Illinois, known for its commitment to quality and innovation. They produce a wide range of delicious food products that are loved by consumers across the country. Their company’s success is driven by a passionate team of professionals who are dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement. As they continue to grow and expand their operations, they are seeking a Senior Cost Accountant Consultant to join their finance team and contribute to their ongoing success.

We are looking for a Senior Cost Accountant Consultant who will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of cost accounting activities and financial reporting. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, analytical and proactive individual with a deep understanding of cost accounting principles and experience in the food industry. This role will play a crucial part in helping our client maintain cost control and profitability objectives.

Senior Cost Accountant Consultant Responsibilities:
  • Manage and analyze cost accounting data to ensure the accuracy of product costing
  • Monitor and report on cost variances and identify areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement cost control measures
  • Conduct regular inventory reconciliations and audits
  • Prepare and present financial reports and cost analysis to senior management
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Work on cost reduction initiatives and process improvements
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations related to cost accounting in the food manufacturing sector

Senior Cost Accountant Consultant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • CPA or CMA certification is preferred
  • 5+ years of cost accounting experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in cost accounting software and ERP systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of industry-specific regulations and compliance

Thank you,

Brandt Zimmermann
Senior Unit Manager
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.