Job Description

Cost Accounting Manager
Brattleboro, VT



  • Interact with Production Control to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) are accurate and up to date. Review and audit Bills of Material to ensure they reflect the latest manufacturing practices. Update standard costs in the bill of materials as needed
  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against Standard/Budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed
  • Assist in the month end close of the general ledger and perpetual inventory system
  • Reconcile raw material, WIP, and finished goods inventories
  • Perform various month end reports, journal entries, and reconciliations
  • Analyze excess and obsolete inventory and proposes reserve adjustments as required
  • Assist auditors for year-end analysis as related to inventory and standard costing
  • Plan, collect, and analyze data to determine cost of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor
  • Performs adhoc product cost analysis for management as required
  • Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 8 + years of working experience as a Cost Accountant in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid understanding of cost accounting MRP Systems
  • Willingness to lead projects and take initiative
  • Strong computer proficiency within Microsoft Office products, advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to communicate analytical data and accounting principles to others
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Proven ability to successfully handle multiple, broad, complex and time sensitive tasks


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