Cost Accountant Team Lead

Bucharest (City) (RO)
06 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Specification:

We are hiring a talented Cost Accountant Team Lead to join our team in Cotroceni offices, Bucharest. In this role you will be responsible for a team of professionals with tasks encompassing daily and weekly transaction processing, monthly and quarter end closing plus project support of annual plant-wide cost rolls.

A key responsibility of this role will be to ensure the integrity of the balance sheet and accounting records. The ability to develop strong working relationships from a centralized Hub with personnel located remotely will be critical to success. This also implies a high level of service commitment to internal customers when requests are received.

The Team Lead position will need to be able to adapt in a newly created, evolving Hub environment, make needed process improvements, utilize KPI’s to drive change and build/train a successful team of accountants. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits as well as challenge and progression in your role. With a growing team and the opportunity to work flexible hours there has ever been a better time to join the Cameron, Schlumberger team!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishment of current standard cost estimates and support of the annual cost roll process.
  • Review of weekly batch settlement jobs, cost on order imbalances, labor/network confirmations and FI-CO reconciliation to identify, assist and resolve discrepancies or error messages
  • Review of billing due list for items preventing release of invoices
  • Review of aged work-in-process orders, unvouchered payables, in-transit inventory items and manual inventory accounts to identify, assist and resolve in clearing delayed or failed transactions
  • Review of postings to inventory allowance accounts and subsequent adjustment to shrinkage, obsolescence, FIFO revaluation and fair market value reserves as appropriate
  • Review of plant accounting reports for variances from standard cost involving purchased materials, in-bound freight, manufactured orders and cost center spending/absorption
  • Completion of account reconciliations related to inventory, unvouchered and consigned payables
  • Ensuring compliance with controls & governance, monitoring application and adherence to Company policies
  • Interaction directly with internal and external auditors during periods of review
  • Posting of standard accruals and other monthly/quarterly closing adjustments as necessary
  • Review of monthly assessment cycle processing to confirm proper & complete allocation of indirect labor, operational support and depreciation expenses

  Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline.
  • 7+ years of operations or plant accounting experience, cost accounting, managerial accounting
  • Strong SAP experience, especially in the CO module.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to work with large amounts of data
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written in English

 Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA and/or Master’s in Accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese would be a plus



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