Cost Accountant
Job Opportunity at Fenway Consulting Group

Posted on Sep 20

http://fenwaysearchgroup.com    617.630.2000 ext. 105

Location: Lexington, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4145155

Cost Accountant

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for setting piece part standards, closing completed work orders, monitoring the company cycle count programs. The Cost Accountant will provide an appropriate level of costing information to management. The successful candidate must efficiently and accurately document and record data. This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills. The Cost Accountant must display the ability to work within a team environment, make logical decisions, and show flexibility in a fast-paced environment.
This position reports to the Controller, Accounting Services Center.
Job Description:
  • Prepare monthly journal entries manually or by initiating electronic creation through Oracle and prepare the related month-end reconciliations
  • Review individual part costs to ensure they are current and accurately reflect manufacturing costs.
  • Generate PPV reports and analyze findings, distribute to management.
  • Generate Scrap reports, analyze finding, distribute to management.
  • Monitor the Company’s cycle count program. Ensure counts are being properly recorded and variances are investigated and resolved on a timely basis. Generate reports to publish weekly results by location.
  • Investigate work order variances, close completed work orders without variances.
  • Assist in the preparation and performance of physical inventories, as required.
  • Work on special projects as needed
  • Accounting degree and 1-3 years of standard cost experience
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ever-changing environment with the ability to stay focused and quickly achieve closure
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Oracle experience highly desired
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