Cost Accountant

  • location: New Hartford, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
A privately owned, industry leading Manufacturing Company has a need for a Cost Accountant, . The focus of the Cost Accountant will be to assist with both general accounting and cost accounting activities. The company offers room for advancement and is very family-oriented and employee-centric!

location: New Hartford, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
  • Participate in month/quarter-end closing
  • General ledger activities including journal entries and report generation
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial, sales, and management reports
  • Multi-state Sales and use tax preparation
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Account reconciliations
  • Code and enter invoices and check requests
  • Resolve problems and obtain necessary documentation such as purchase orders, proof of delivery and required forms (W-9, W8-BEN, etc.)
  • Prepares product cost inputs and calculates standard cost.
  • Compares manufacturing expenses to budget
  • Analyzes variances from cost estimates
  • Assists in annual budgeting and forecasting process including the review of manufacturing inputs
  • Performs ad-hoc costing and operations analysis as needed
  • Variance analysis including PPV, inventory price changes, rework
  • Assists in determining and implementing cost accounting procedures and methods
  • BA/BS in Accounting or finance
  • 5-8 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing/cost environment
  • Prior ERP experience, SAP experience a strong plus
  • Ability to prepare and present reports
  • Excellent Excel skills
Compensation: $65-75K, bonus potential, strong benefit plan

skills: Cost Accounting
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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