Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Princeton, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 70000 - $ 85000

Senior Cost Accountant

Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with a global manufacturer of healthcare products in the Princeton, NJ area on a search for a Senior Cost Accountant. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 4 years cost accounting experience, a blend of cost/inventory accounting experience, and hands on experience assisting with the monthly/quarterly close.

This is an opportunity to work for a organization that has an amazing office environment and team oriented culture, the ability to expand on your accounting skillset, and a generous compensation package.


  • Process Cost accounting – responsible for the accurate reporting of Cost of Goods Manufactured and Sold
  • Performs regular cycle counts to correct inventory misstatements.
  • Monthly reconciliation and updating of standard costs to actual costs
  • Maintenance of a perpetual inventory
  • Monthly closing process – schedule and coordinate with outside departments and within the department to meet the close. This includes planning and leading monthly and quarterly inventory, preparing journal entries, posting, balancing and reconciling subsidiary ledgers.
  • Actively participate in the annual budgeting process by providing updated cost information across different product lines


  • 4+ years of cost accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • ERP system experience, preferably SAP
  • Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical experience a must

If you’re interested in learning about the Senior Cost Accountant opportunity, or additional roles we’re working on at Parker + Lynch, please email your resume to