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Robert Half International Cost Accountant in Santa Clara, California


Accountemps is looking for skilled Cost Accountants in the Santa Clara, CA area. As the Cost Accountant you will be responsible for standard costing and intercompany pricing, working with the bill of materials, maintaining routings, and calculating overhead rates among other duties. It is important this Cost Accountant understands financial statements and how they integrate with cost.


  • Collect cost information and maintain an expenses database

  • Construct data accumulation systems

  • Determine fixed costs

  • Plan and record variable costs

  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies

  • Analyze and report profit margins

If you are interested in this position please contact Tiana Dampier at or call (408) 844 - 9101.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant study

  • Proven work experience as a Cost Accountant, Cost Analyst, Accountant or similar role

  • 3 or more years of costing experience in a manufacturing industry

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail

  • Strong time management skills

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $30.00 - $35.00 / Hourly

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Date Posted: March 26, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00160-9502531469

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance