Cost Accountant in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $65000.0 - $75000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a globally recognized, multinational company that was established in 1980 and headquartered in Houston, Texas to find their next Cost Accountant.

With over 2,500 employees worldwide, this group of companies is strategically located with manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, sales offices and assembly/testing workshops.

Cost Accountant

We are now hiring a qualified Cost Accountant for our Canemont facility.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review system work orders and complete cost analysis.
  • Component cost exercises.
  • Actual cost vs planned cost analysis.
  • Complete cost exercises on labor hours, material values, weights, etc. of manufactured inventory.
  • Continuously update job cost throughout the lifecycle of the manufacturing process.
  • Create variance reports from what is standard to what is actual each quarter.
  • Prepare and maintain various weekly/monthly/quarterly variance reports for management review.
  • Evaluate sales vs cost of sales as part of the month end close.
  • Review purchase pricing variances.
  • Work independently and help develop new processes using identified discrepancies.


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or another relevant field.
  • Preferred 2-5 years’ in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical experience, excel skills, and ability to communicate with various departments.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer