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Cost Accountant - RI #3469

Absolute Opportunities
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
January 14, 2017

Job Ref.: 3469

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Role: Accounting / Finance / Billing / Collections

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Rhode Island

Town / City: Warwick

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

The Cost Accountant must be able to effectively manage business planning to include all aspects of budgeting, cost allocation and machine hour rates. Collaborate in monthly closings and monitor inventory records and controls.

Primary Duties:

Conform to corporate accounting policies,

Ensure inventory Controls are in place,

Aggressively control cost by reviewing month's expenditures,

Develop operational budget and business plan

Develop Machine Hour rates,

Prepare month end closing and financial statements,

Ensure proper training of admin support as needed,

Monitor all inventory variances investigate causes, assure financial records fairly represent actual inventory,

Prepare various cost and gross margin analysis,

Maintain the raw material standard prices and part number system,

Approve and analyze raw material invoices

Prepare various monthly reports and analyses of labor efficiencies and scrap

Monitor shop floor reporting accuracy- maintain integrity of absorption system

Other Duties:

Coordinate monthly and year-end inventory counts,

Assist sales and Mfg. Mgr's with support and analysis,

Must actively participate in all monthly quality meetings,

Must attend monthly safety training


Minimum Educational Level:

BA in Accounting

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment

Must be proficient with Excel and Microsoft Word

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or related.

2. 10+ years of experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment.

3. Local.