Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Egg Harbor, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842881_2756860
  • Salary:
    $ 80000 - $ 95000

Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with a nationwide manufacturing organization headquartered in Egg Harbor, NJ on a search for a Sr. Cost Accountant. In this role you will be responsible for assisting with the organizations standard costing along with performing physical inventory counts, providing assisting with the annual budgeting/forecasting, and producing ad-hoc reports as needed.

Our client is seeking candidates with a minimum of 4 years hands on accounting experience within a manufacturing or distribution organization, a strong understanding of standard or job costing, and the ability to present financial findings to the executive leadership team.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly and Quarterly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Executes month-end close for physical inventory and reconciles to the general ledger Investigates unusual cost variances on monthly financials
  • Calculates actual to standard adjustments to inventory on a quarterly basis
  • Produces ad hoc reporting as required
  • Organizes and executes yearly cost roll-up
  • Assists in the coordination of annual physical inventory. Reports and evaluates of excess and obsolete inventory Assists with all audit requests
  • Supports operations by holding regular communication meetings for the disposition and reduction of excess and obsolete inventory
  • Acts as a partner for operations during the yearly budgeting process
  • Assists in the preparation cost of goods sold budget based on projected product costs
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment
  • Strong understanding of cost/inventory accounting
  • Advanced Excel Skills, SAP experience a plus