17-IIBA3151: Cost Accounting Analyst
Work LocationIIAPS Inland Imaging Business Center
Employment StatusRegular
Typical Work DaysM - F
Typical Start Time8:00 AM
Typical End Time5:00 PM
Key Job Duties and Responsibilities
Summary: The Cost Accounting Analyst is accountable for the preparation and analysis of monthly cost accounting reports for multiple companies. This includes gathering and interpreting financial information effectively and forming data into meaningful concise analysis while considering a broad range of interdependent issues.

General Description: Develops and monitors cost-effective data accumulation into systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management as well as analysis of results and detailed investigation of variances.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Constructs/maintains data accumulation systems for cost accounting.
• Creates and reviews the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems.
• Reviews labor reporting and costs, material costs and overhead costs.
• Analysis and validates direct overhead costs application to clients and service lines.
• Reports on contribution margins and breakeven points by service lines, products and clients.
• Reports on variances and their causes.
• Assists in the development of annual budgets, standard role rates and overhead components.
• Interfaces with finance and other executives to determine analytical budget forecast, reporting and system needs.
• Identifies areas for change and makes recommendations while managing multiple demands and competing priorities.
• Assists others within the accounting department with questions
• Other special projects and duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
• Education: Four year Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other related field or equivalent experience.
• Experience: Two years of accounting experience preferred
o Required to exercise good judgment, stay focused on results, and ensure the integrity of financial reporting in a fast paced dynamic environment.
o Will interact with multiple departments and cross-functional teams throughout the organizations.
o Ability to access and accurately input information.
o Must have considerable knowledge with basic accounting principles (i.e. journal entries, debits, credits, etc.), accounting functions and actively based cost accounting.
o Hands-on knowledge of financial statements, including balance sheets and income statements.
o Ability to work independently, able to complete duties and projects with little direct supervision.
o Ability to work under pressure accurately in meeting deadlines, and to manage competing priorities.
o Must have excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
o Detail oriented, ability to multi task, prioritize projects depending on the demand, work in a fast paced environment
o Advanced spreadsheet experience required
o Medical industry experience preferred
• Licensure: N/A
• Certifications: N/A
• Computer Skills: Experience with the following computer applications is highly desired: Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Visio, Publisher), Kronos; Replicon; Internet, Intranet, Great Plains (Dynamics)
• Background Check:
o Must be able to pass a background check required by RCW 43.43.830-840 to work with children under the age of 16, developmentally disabled persons or vulnerable adults
o In order to comply with provisions set forth in Sections 1128 and 1156 of the Social Security Act, all new employees of Inland Imaging Business Associates will be checked against the LIST OF EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS provided by the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Employees must not be included on this list.
• Drug Test: Eligible employees must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.