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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Jobot
Location: West Haven
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

National manufacturing firm looking for experienced Accountant to join their team!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Christine McNamaraAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $80,000 - $95,000 per yearA bit about us:We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Cost Accountant to join our team in the medical industry. This is a permanent, full-time position that offers a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in our organization's financial management and strategic planning. The successful candidate will be responsible for the analysis and reporting of financial data, cost control, and the establishment of effective cost accounting systems. This role requires a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.Why join us?

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • 10% annual performance bonus
  • RSUs
  • Generous PTO
  • Exponential growth opportunitiesJob DetailsResponsibilities:
    • Lead the development and implementation of cost accounting systems and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
    • Conduct regular cost analyses to identify opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.
    • Prepare and present detailed monthly cost reports to senior management, highlighting trends, variances, and potential areas of concern.
    • Collaborate with various departments to gather and analyze production data, ensuring accurate cost allocation.
    • Participate in the preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts, providing expert advice on cost-related issues.
    • Monitor and analyze inventory, including raw materials, supplies, and finished goods.
    • Utilize ERP systems to optimize cost accounting processes and improve data accuracy.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
    • Participate in internal and external audits, providing necessary information and addressing any issues raised.
    • Continually develop knowledge and skills in cost accounting, staying up-to-date with industry trends and advancements.Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation is preferred.
      • 3+ years of experience in accounting, preferably in the CPG, retail, or manufacturing sectors.
      • Experience with inventory cost analysis is preferred.
      • Proficiency in using ERP systems and advanced Excel skills.
      • Strong understanding of cost accounting principles and GAAP.
      • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to analyze complex financial data and produce meaningful reports.
      • Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively present financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
      • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
      • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
      • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.
      • Knowledge of the medical industry would be an asset.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, West Haven , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , West Haven, Connecticut

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