Role details

Cost Accountant

Boston   •   USD75,000 - USD90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Report directly to the CFO of an expanding International Manufacturing Company
  • 3 - 7 Years of Experience in Cost Accounting

About Our Client

The Cost Accountant - Manufacturing will work for an Industrial Manufacturer of hand held technology equipment located in Boston, MA. It is a rapidly growing company that is expanding their accounting and finance team.

Job Description

  • Manage all aspects of month-end close relating to cost of goods sold and inventory.
  • Maintain the overall integrity of inventory and associated reserves.
  • Support Manufacturing and Purchasing with in-depth variance analysis on a weekly basis.
  • Forecast and monitor utilization, efficiency and labor & overhead applied.
  • Calculate annual labor and overhead rates (explain fluctuations/ variances).
  • Responsible for managing the inventory.
  • Review cost of goods sold and inventory balance fluctuations from forecast and budget and present to Finance Management team.
  • Assist and coordinate cost updates/ costing of new products.
  • Support decisions on make versus buy decisions and utilization of contract manufacturers.
  • Assist internal and external audits.
  • Drive financial analysis and support related to the preparation of general ledger entries, budgeting of costs and variances, ad-hoc analysis and special projects.
  • Assist with project level tracking.
  • Accounting and budgeting for internal and funded R&D efforts.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Related Degree
  • 3 to 7 years of progressively responsible cost accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong Cost Accounting knowledge and good communication skills required.
  • Government contracting experience is a plus
  • Expert in Excel
  • ERP system experience (e.g. Oracle, SAP, etc.; NetSuite preferred)
  • Personable and friendly

What's on Offer

The Cost Accountant - Manufacturing will enjoy the following:

  • Competitive Benefit Program
  • Company Perks
  • Easy commute to the heart of Boston
  • Work for a rapidly growing company
  • Work with a dynamic and interactive group of people

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