Cost Accountant

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per year
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Cost Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is actively assisting a long time client with their search for a Cost Accountant in Boston, MA. Our client is a well established and profitable organization with a strong track record of employee development and retention. They are offering a strong compensation and benefits package and are looking to hire quickly.

location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8-5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Prepare, analyze, and report weekly, monthly, and quarterly gross margin analysis by customer type.
  • Assist in month end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward.
  • Plan, study, and collect data to determine cost of business activity such as raw material, purchases, inventory, and labor.
  • Coordinate with various departments within the company including IT, accounts payable, accounts receivable, receiving, shipping, production, purchasing, and other. Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories.
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, and liability accounts by customer type and by division.
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability.
  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs; provide various reports to management.
  • Make routine entries in the accounting system; maintain Cost Accounting System; maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, etc.
  • Minimum of 3 years' work experience as cost accountant in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, MBA a plus
  • Professional certification preferred, CPA or CMA
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply here, and contact Nigel Butler with Randstad Professionals at for immediate and confidential consideration.

skills: Account Reconciliation, 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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