• 2345567
  • (Reference :48156)
  • Cost Accountant


  • Position: Cost Accountant
    Location: Montreal
    Salary: from $50K to $55K per year

    Our client, a prestigious pharmaceutical company, is looking for a Cost Accountant to join their team.

    In this role, reporting to the Controller, you will be responsible for assisting all aspects of the cost accounting function.

    More specifically, you will be accountable for the delivery of timely management reporting, variance analysis, and planning and internal controls. You will need to demonstrate excellent leadership, problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, encourage teamwork by personal example and be proactively hands on. In addition, you must possess strong cost accounting and computer skills and demonstrate the highest level of organizational skills, thoroughness, attention to detail and accuracy.

    Key Responsibilities:

    - Assist in the budget and annual forecast
    - Assist in the weekly/monthly closing process for cost accounting related activities as per required timeline
    - Maintain accurate product costing/pricing
    - Assist in inventory analysis and costing
    - Provide periodic financial and operating management reports on a timely basis

    What you need to succeed in this role:

    - Bachelor's degree in accounting, accounting designation (CPA, CMA) in progress
    - 1 to 2 years of experience in accounting, costing and analysis
    - Excellent knowledge and experience of costing
    - Experience within a public company context, and in manufacturing
    - Dynamism, motivation, and ability to work within a team environment
    - Strong oral and written communication skills
    - Interpersonal skills
    - Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


    - Bilingualism
    - Knowledge of an ERP system

    All you need is apply!

    Please send your resume as a Word document to the following address: paula.procaccini@quantum.ca.

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    We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You will certainly be contacted before we submit your resume to any of our clients.

    Quantum is an equal opportunity employer.

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Company description

Founded in 1968 in Montréal, Quantum has established a strong reputation as the full-service human resource partner of choice for providing unique and effective recruitment solutions that meet our clients complex staffing needs. Our unwavering commitment to quality, to client services and to our staff has propelled Quantum to its top position as the largest privately- owned and operated Canadian recruitment firm.

Quantum is a true success story. Initially supplying computer professionals and support staff to government agencies, chartered banks, airlines and major corporations, Quantum’s portfolio quickly expanded to include a full range of permanent, temporary and contract recruiting services in all disciplines, from entry level to senior management, in every business sector. Its rapid growth has resulted in the formation of 14 branch offices throughout North America with primary hubs centered in Canada’s major labour markets.

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