Sr. Cost Accountant


Sr. Cost Accountant

Cost Accounting



Category: Manufacturing and Production

We are assisting our client, a Fortune 500 manufacturing company with a Sr. Cost Accountant search near Raleigh, North Carolina. The Sr. Cost Accountant will act as an integral part of the regional accounting team in performing cost accounting responsibilities, supporting finance business partners, and plant leadership.

What This Role Offers:

  • Competitive Base Salary + Annual Bonus
  • Company-paid pension plan!!!
  • Benefits Starting Day 1 (Medical, Dental, Vision, Etc)
  • 401(k) 6% company match
  • Generous PTO plan that is above industry standards


  • Support the Accounting Supervisor and Finance Business Partners in the calculation of standard costs, rates and/or costing standards and analyze impacts in the product cost
  • Research, troubleshoot, and answer basic to complex questions and advise the Finance Business Partner organization on cost model issues (including In and Out margins analysis, participate and support project reviews, support special costing projects for customer quotations, productivity, efficiency and utilization analysis, etc.)
  • Analyze variances from standard through financial closing of work orders on a timely basis, investigating the source of and resolving large variances
  • Work cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Planning, Project Management, and Engineering to complete all job responsibilities on a timely basis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of experience in Cost Accounting in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience in SAP
  • Experience with GAAP
  • Percentage of Completion (POC) accounting experience a plus


  • $80,000 – $90,000

Josh Futrel

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Josh Futrel


Josh joined Thomas Thor in 2021 as a Sr. Recruitment Consultant. His position includes the creation and execution of effective search strategies and the management of clients and candidates. Josh comes to Thomas Thor with a background in recruitment. During his 8+ years in search, he has completed over 100 assignments, in a variety of areas including operations, human resources, manufacturing, engineering, quality, Environmental health & safety (EHS), and accounting. He has a complete understanding of the marketplace, compensation programs, and delivering value-added results to customers nationwide.

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