Cost Accountant


About this role

We are looking for a Cost Accountant for our client a biotechnology company.


    • Responsible for all areas of inventory costing including labor, material, machine and overhead cost analysis including:
      • Determining costs of raw material purchases, supplies and labor
      • Analyzing manufacturing costs to determine appropriate overhead rates
      • Reconcile monthly accounts to ensure inventory, cost of goods is accurate
    • Preparation of monthly inventory and costing reports to management including margin analysis by product line
    • Maintain inputs into cost accounting system
    • Conduct physical inventory counts and reconcile with system reports
    • Work with operations team to ensure reliable costing of new products being developed
    • Prepare sales invoices, ensuring accuracy with contract terms
    • Assist in the compilation of information for external auditors on a quarterly basis
    • Assist with other monthly accounting responsibilities as required



    • 1-3 years experience in a cost accounting role, ideally in a manufacturing setting; public company experience an asset
    • University Degree or College Diploma with a focus on Accounting and Finance; CPA designation or CPA student preferred
    • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word in particular)
    • Experience with ERP software, ideally Microsoft Dynamics / Business Central
    • High degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
    • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
    • Criminal record check required


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    Account manager

    Sinead McLaughlin
    Brunel Canada - Calgary

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