Sample Project Cost Accountant Resume

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Jacob Foster
945 Lee Mountain Rd
Monroeville, AL 36460

Job Objective Seeking a Project Cost Accountant position to contribute my bookkeeping and office management skills to an organization offering opportunity for improvement.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • In-depth knowledge of financial accounting, government contract accounting, budgets, financial systems
  • Excellent knowledge of federal grant administration policies and government contract accounting
  • Skilled in cost sheet variances, purchase accruals, journal entries and general ledger analysis
  • Strong working knowledge of FAR, GAAP, SOX/404, DFARS, and CAS
  • Proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Amazing ability to evaluate the requirements and make suggestions to increase profit
  • Ability to perform to deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills and strong analytical skills

Professional Experience:

Project Cost Accountant, August 2005 – Present
TerraTherm, Inc, Monroeville, AL

  • Estimated costs for new and existing products and participated in cost reduction initiatives.
  • Developed project budgets, monthly cost projections, and profitability analysis.
  • Prepared and analyzed pricing submissions, proposal pricing and cost estimating for government opportunities, and system setup and troubleshooting.
  • Ensured familiarity and correct application of Corporate and Division cost accounting policies and principles.

Project Cost Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Avecia Biotechnology, Inc, Monroeville, AL

  • Reviewed and analyzed part level cost data necessary to create accurate summary cost information for products.
  • Identified variances on model costing, analyzed and communicated the root cause of those variances to appropriate management.
  • Maintained detailed cost information in the Mac Pac Configurator.
  • Improve departmental operating efficiency including physical inventory, cost studies and month end reporting.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

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