Role details

Cost Accountant

Trenton   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking a Cost Accountant
  • Growing firm in Mercer County

About Our Client

Michael Page is a leading global recruitment firm specializing in finance and accounting recruiting.

Job Description

  • Establish costing standards to enable variance analysis of industrial performance
  • Analysis of actual product costs and preparation of monthly reports comparing standard costs to actual costs
  • Work closely with Manufacturing to understand drivers behind performance and work in a team to help correct and improve industrial performance
  • Work with operations to manage all aspects of the product cycle (ordering product, managing goods-in transit etc)
  • Understand the different cost components and develop/adjust standard cost per product
  • Input new product information into accounting system
  • Analysis of inventory levels and turns, gross margins, shipping costs, etc
  • Post journal entries
  • Assist in month end reporting cycle
  • Other duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of industrial cost accounting experience
  • Ability to work independently, as well as work in a cross functional team
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits

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