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Cost Accountant

Worcester, MA 01615

Posted: 05/07/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 24410

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to a reputable company in the manufacturing industry? This exciting opportunity as a Cost Accountant offers a competitive salary, plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, and paid time off.  Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Cost Accountant opportunity could be the right fit for you.

  • Provide analysis and prepare all aspects of inventory and manufacturing costing information.
  • Spend time on the plant floor observing activities to analyze information.
  • Report to the controller and assist in the development of financial information with the objective of improving operational efficiency.
  • Handle month-end closing duties and conduct reconciliations/ analysis of inventory.
  • Conduct analysis of income statement to the gross margin level.
  • Analyze standard cost of scrap, sales, reserves, variances, and conduct inventory cycle count adjustments.
  • Monitor and oversee subcontractor and intercompany inventory transactions.
  • Maintain routings within the ERP system.
  • Oversee and manage inventory part master.
  • Maintain the inventory standard cost system.
  • Communicate with various departments to ensure accurate updates related to product changes.
  • Perform cost roll-ups to demonstrate changes in standard costs.
  • Prepare inventory part costings for new products.
  • Assist manufacturing team in developing relevant metrics. 
  • Monitor and measure manufacturing performance.
  • Assist departments on measure to improve costs.
  • Assist Plant Manager with analysis of the annual budget.
  • Engage in the annual external audit.
  • Communication with the auditors and schedule visits.
  • Work alongside other finance staff in providing comprehensive financial information to management.
  • Provide metrics to facilitate profitable business growth.
  • Maintain and track progress of KPI’s to established targets.
  • Travel to other plant locations as needed.
  • Assist other financial personnel for absence coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing cost accounting experience. 
  • Must have experience with MRP and ERP systems.
  • Experience with cost accounting for manufacturing industry.
  • Competence with metric and imperial systems.
  • Familiar with variance analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Direct Hire.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Disability Insurance.
  • Wellness Incentives.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • 401K.
  • 401K Match.
  • FSA Account.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Paid Time Off.

Salary: $85K-$100K annually DOE

Ask for: Kelsey

Job Id: 24410

Ajulia Executive Search is a New Jersey based Executive Search Firm specializing in retained searches in multiple sectors, including Manufacturing, Finance, IT, Legal, and Pharmaceutical. We have a nationwide client base and offer services in temporary and direct hire placements.

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