Manufacturing Cost Accountant Resume

Vanessa Magee

2200 W Main St

Lynchburg,VA 24503



Job Objective To obtain a Manufacturing Cost Accountant position and to contribute to the success and reputation of the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing cost processes, SAP and financial statements
  • Certified Public Accountant with experience in accounts standards preparation, budgeting, forecasting, and internal controls
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex data and information into meaningful outtakes
  • Superior interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate cost and financial information across the business
  • Strong systems knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications
  • Proficient in Excel, Access, Power Point, and MS word, software programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Professional Experience:

Manufacturing Cost Accountant, August 2005 – Present

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Lynchburg, VA

  • Compiled data to determine costs of business activities.
  • Administered raw material purchases, inventory, and labor; analyzed data obtained and recorded results.
  • Maintained a combination of cost accounting systems; prepared journal entries and reconciled ledger accounts.
  • Allocated costs and prepared reports on labor, tools, reduction and other operating expenses.
  • Analyzed changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, and services provided.
  • Analyzed authentic manufacturing costs and prepared monthly report to compare regular costs to actual output costs.

Manufacturing Cost Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005

Kelly Services, Lynchburg, VA

  • Evaluated cost standards on newly created inventory items.
  • Updated the frozen standard cost file on an annual basis.
  • Performed root cause analysis, item master, bill of material, and labor routing audits to ensure standard cost accuracy and completeness.
  • Reviewed and analyzed all cost error and cost integrity reports.
  • Performed Labor Absorption analysis.
  • Administered margin analysis on sales shipments.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

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