Salary Range: $70,000 to $75,000 annually
We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Cost Accountant with experience in Request for Proposal (RFP) processes to join our team. As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for analyzing and reporting on financial data and supporting the RFP process to ensure accurate and competitive pricing proposals. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, cost analysis, and RFP management, with a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
- Analyze and report on cost data to support pricing decisions, cost reduction initiatives, and profitability analysis.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams in NC and NY to support the RFP process, including reviewing RFP requirements, preparing cost models, and ensuring compliance with financial and contractual obligations.
- Provide financial analysis and support for new business opportunities, including pricing strategies and profitability assessments.
- Monitor and analyze production costs, and other related financial data.
- Work with Controller and CFO to review and update financial reports, including variance analysis, cost trends, and budget vs. actual performance.
- Participate in the development and implementation of cost accounting policies and procedures.
- Support internal and external audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations related to cost accounting and RFP pricing.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CMA certification is a plus.
- Proven experience (2-5 years) as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, or similar role, with a strong understanding of cost accounting principles and practices.
- Demonstrated (2-5 years) experience in managing RFP processes, including cost modeling, pricing analysis, and proposal development.
- Proficiency in financial analysis, cost estimation, and variance analysis.
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience in Oracle-NetSuite a plus.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- It is an in-office position. The office is situated in the downtown Durham area.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are a dedicated and experienced Cost Accountant with RFP experience, we encourage you to apply and join our dynamic team.
Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience to email@example.com.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. Measurement Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.