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Cost Accountant Resume

A cost accountant is responsible for handling cost accounts and management functions. Classification of costs under different heads and development of effective cost control techniques are some of the essential duties that a cost accountant needs to focus his attention on. Hence while applying for the position, always include key cost accounting skills with technical perfection.

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James L. Baxter
2887 Masonic Hill Road
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: 624-605-1902
Email Address:


Searching for the position of a Cost Accountant in a manufacturing industry, where I can serve the needs and demands of the organization to maintain useful cost accounting records and documentation to have an effective management decision making system.


  • Gained proficiency at operating cost accounting functions with almost 6 years of experience
  • A practiced professional in handling organizational and management functions
  • Skilled in operating effective cost management functions with expertise at handling semi-automated functions
  • Well organized and possesses good integrated skills
  • Familiarity with advanced costing tools, techniques and methodologies


  • Effective coordination and administration skills
  • Rational and critical thinking abilities for problem solving
  • Profound understanding of accounting standards and principles in practice
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate and work as a team
  • Familiar with inventory control and management techniques

Technical skills:

  • Excellent Microsoft Office functions management
  • Experience working in SAP environment
  • Good with database management systems (DBMS) functions


  • Bachelor's Degree in Cost Accounting Management from California Institute of Integral Studies, 2006
  • Diploma in Advanced Cost Accounting and Process Management, 2007
  • Certified Cost Accountant
  • Attended a training program to get familiar with the technological advancements in the field of cost accounting and management

Professional experience:

ERU Manufacturing Industries Pvt. Ltd. Austin, TX
Designation: Cost Accountant

2013 - Till Date
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensured effective cost accounting and management functions with strict conformance to accounting standards
  • Evaluated cost accounts functions and prepared summarized reports to ensure effective management decision making
  • Managed raw materials purchase, inventory controls and management functions
  • Supported management with useful data and reports determining various types of costs involved
  • Supervised the materials arrived and invoices to ensure exact and accurate cost accounting functions

WIR Manufacturing Industries Pvt. Ltd. Eddie V. Kramer
Designation: Cost Accountant

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Examined material arrangements to manage cost accounting management functions perfectly
  • Evaluated cost accounts and conducted periodic reviews of systems to improve operational efficiency
  • Provided necessary support to management to calculate the organizational performance in relation to the costs incurred and established different methodologies to control costs
  • Identified and classified different types of costs involved and controlled them systematically with advanced cost control tools
  • Verified the costs involved and provided the management with decision making support in connection with the pricing strategies to be adapted


  • Recognized as 'The Accountant of the Year 2012' for elegantly coordinating all the cost accounting and management functions that resulted into a considerable cost control


  • Affiliated to National Cost Accounting and Management Institution, offering effective support to know and implement effective and advanced cost control techniques
  • Active member of California Institute of Integral Studies, discussing new technological developments in the field and their application

Mobility and Flexibility:

Ready to serve anywhere in the States with flexibility of approach and abilities to face challenges in the field. Quick learning aptitude to get adapted to changing and dynamic working environment to grab the market potential.


I hereby declare that all the statements made are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

James L. Baxter

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