Job Title: Cost Accountant
Date Posted: 06-30-2008
Job Location: Texas-San Antonio
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Alamo Iron Works, Inc.
Contact Information: Alamo Iron Works, In   Alamo Iron Works, In (
Job Description:
ALAMO IRON WORKS, INC. is a large privately held company based in San Antonio, Texas. Its
primary operations include Industrial Supplies Distribution, a Steel Service Center,
Structural Steel Fabrication and Rebar Fabrication. Alamo Iron Works has been in business over
130 years and provides products and services to industrial and commercial customers throughout
Texas, the Southwest and Mexico.

Alamo Iron Works is seeking an experienced Cost Accountant to handle job cost accounting for
our Steel Fabrication and Rebar operations.  Key responsibilities include ensuring that costs
are accurately captured and reported, generating various reports, preparing monthly journal
entries, tracking inventory, reconciling general ledger accounts, and handling special


• Strong cost accounting background

• Strong computing skills  

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

• Problem analysis and resolution skills

• Ability to identify and implement process and procedure improvements

• Ability to interact well with management, operations personnel, and others

• Attention to detail

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills



• Ensure that job costs are accurately captured and reported

• Handle monthly financial close responsibilities, including journal entries and account

• Handle percentage-of-completion accounting responsibilities

• Financial reporting

• Budgeting

• Track inventory, and coordinate quarterly physical inventories

• Work effectively with others in the organization 

• Work with auditors to provide any requested information

• Special projects

• 3+ years of cost accounting work experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting





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