Cost Accountant
Smart Sand, Inc.
Saskatoon, SK

Quickthree Technology LLC, a division of Smart Sand Inc. ( invents and manufactures unique industrial equipment and is offering qualified individuals an opportunity to join our team! We are seeking to hire a full time Cost Accountant in our Saskatoon manufacturing plant.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Directly manages the Purchasing Department
  • Negotiate and supervise the negotiation of purchasing contracts
  • Oversee supplier management
  • Prepares sales analysis and billings
  • Analyze and report on manufacturing variances, product costs, and inventories
  • Prepare and maintain cash forecasting schedule
  • Oversee inventory, facilitate cycle counts, and book any physical adjustments
  • Prepares yearly budget
  • Reviews AFE for accuracy and completeness and submits to Corporate
  • Prepare month end reconciliations
  • Responsible for monthly hard GL close
  • Reconcile and review all balance sheet accounts
  • Develop cost standards for materials and labour
  • Provide variance explanations for financial statements
  • Prepare audit work papers and communicate with Corporate Accounting team and auditors during audit reviews
  • Maintain appropriate accounting controls narratives and ensure controls are properly functioning
  • Works closely with Operations and Corporate Accounting teams
  • Assist with implementation of MRP and ERP systems

Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • Post-Secondary training in Business Administration, university degree in a relevant discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience required
  • 5-10 years of similar experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience with MRP and ERP systems and processes and cost accounting methods
  • Able to maintain filing systems and databases
  • Knowledge of local and federal regulations and ordinances, including GST and PST
  • Keen attention to details
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Resourceful and flexible
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good financial and business awareness
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to efficiently handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment

In addition to a dynamic, friendly, and challenging work environment, we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Interested applicants may forward resumes with covering letters.

Please note that we will review all applications and only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Job Type: Full-time


  • ERP Systems: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Cost Accounting: 5 years (Required)
  • Manufacturing Environment: 5 years (Required)
  • MRP Systems: 5 years (Preferred)