Job Description

Cost Accountant
Danbury, CT
50-70k

Responsibilitie:

  • Compile and enter all required journal entries into the general ledger in a timely manner.
  • Provide general accounting support including balance sheet reconciliations, maintenance of sub-ledgers, etc.
  • Compile and submit annual property tax and usage tax returns.
  • Investigate overhead variances from budget/forecast.
  • Review local expense submissions and investigate expense variances.
  • Review gross margins monthly to determine variances from budget and forecast.
  • Investigate manufacturing variances and determine root causes and solutions.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive material (i.e. employee and legal disbursements; financial statements and cash position, etc.).
  • Assist with the month end closing with commitment to meeting tight deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently, while building a strong and effective working relationship with the finance team, management team, and other departments.
  • Demonstrate ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.
  • Build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on the customer, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity.
  • Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all functional departments.
  • Strong team player.

Job Specifications (skills and experience)

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a or similar
  • Cost accounting experience is required.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS strongly preferred.
  • ERP/MRP experience strongly preferred - Epicor/ Ultipro would be a plus.

 

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