Senior Cost Accountant

  • location: Waterbury, CT
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Senior Cost Accountant

job summary:
A Waterbury area manufacturing company is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant for a newly created role. The Controller is looking for someone with a strong cost/manufacturing background who will spearhead setting up standard cost on over 3000 SKUs.

location: Waterbury, Connecticut
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
  • Assist with month-end operations, including the financial reporting package, plant spending, budget review, current estimates, analysis and KPI's.
  • Lead the development of a standard costing system, in conjunction with the the operations and engineering teams.
  • Work with IT to continuously improve the standard costing system.
  • Analyze manufacturing costs.
  • Compare standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Drive improvement through analysis and correction of manufacturing variance.
  • Partner with operations and management, providing "real time" support and communication.
  • BS in Accounting/Finance
  • 5 plus years of experience with plant/cost accounting
  • Strong understanding of standard cost
  • Planning and budgeting experience
  • ERP experience (SAP and AS 400 preferred)
  • Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables, lookup functions and advanced formulas.
Compensation: $80-90K, depending on experience, bonus potential

skills: Cost Accounting, Standard Cost/Cost Accounting Standards, Standard Costing
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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