Cost Accountant
Baker Hughes - Houston, TX

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Sugar Land, TX or Rankin Road, Houston, TX

Employment Status

Full Time Regular

About this job

Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a

Cost Accountant in Houston, TX.

As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.


Reporting to Western Hemisphere Cost Accounting Manager, this position will work in a team environment that supports supply chain facilities for various Baker Hughes Product Lines located in the Western Hemisphere.

Using standard Cost Accounting EFO process

Sets New Costs in SAP and performs midyear and ad hoc cost adjustments

Classify labor, material and overhead costs to compute unit cost of products

Performs Recosts Analysis

Calculates and Analyzes inventory impacts due to recosts

Perform variances determination on work orders monthly

May perform work order maintenance such as closing work order, canceling work orders, and determining if the correct profit center and cost center have been assigned and/or working with various groups for corrections required

Analyzes PPV and posts related journal entries

Uses SAP to calculate material burdens and posts related journal entries

Calculates and analyzes stock transport variances and post related journal entries

Performs month end, recost amortization and stock transport variance entries.

Under general direction, conducts analysis related to supply chain projects.

Prepares forecasts and analyzes trends in manufacturing including inventory, cost of products and other areas.

Direct the effective use of applications related to the accounting and financial systems.

Assist in standardizing financial processes and procedures across the western hemisphere manufacturing.

Handles special projects, as assigned.


Comprehensive knowledge of Cost Accounting/Finance principles and practices.

Ability to "get behind" the numbers and provide analysis that will enable the Manufacturing Management to make well-informed business decisions.

Service-oriented, responsive, collegial, and hardworking with a “get the job done” attitude.

Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as SAP and other finance-related software.


Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting with 2+ years of experience or Master's Degree in Finance/Accounting

Experience in manufacturing environment preferred

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