Cost Accountant


Salary:

$75000 - 95000/year

Location:

BROOKFIELD, CT

Date Posted:

May 9, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

00720-0010932262

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
• Perform month end close activities related to Cost Accounting.
• Prepare actual vs. plan (budget) analysis. Prepare various financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, and expense information for various customers as needed for decision making support.
• Analyzes changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, or services provided, to determine effects on costs. Analyzes actual production costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
• Set up new raw material, packaging, WIP, and FG items; create and maintain production BOMs; maintain periodic cost rolls/updates
• Experience analyzing absorption variances and labor efficiency variances
• Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures. Prepares estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
• Recommends cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
• Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
• Develop and maintain standard costs of finished goods and production components.
• Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
• Lead and manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process.
• Ensure validity and accuracy of monthly results, internal audit, and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing.
• Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
• Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc.
Requirements
• Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
• 1-3+ years of operational/cost accounting experience, especially with inventory
• Manufacturing experience strongly preferred
• Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
• Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
• Strong Excel skills and Oracle or Hyperion system skills a plus

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