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Senior Cost Accountant: Beverly, MA (230891)
Job Description
Rapidly expanding manufacturing company located in Beverly, MA is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant. Reporting into the Director of Finance, the Senior Cost Accountant will be the number one cost accounting individual and tasked with performing all the cost accounting for the company. The ideal candidate will be given a succession plan to grow into a manager. Formal job responsibilities are as follows:

  • Possesses a well-rounded background in accounting including cost and inventory accounting, cost of sales. Can recognize trends, anticipate issues and advise management
  • Evaluates manufacturing costs by comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Analyzes Bill of Material for accuracy in costs
  • Performs purchase price variance analysis and reconciliations 
  • Develop and prepare cost and inventory analysis as well as variance reports
  • Possesses a keen understanding of accounting principles with a focus on inventory, cost of sales and how they impact financial statements.
  • Performs WIP job close-outs with title analysis to ensure actual costs are accurate and in line with estimates.
  • Key participant in the month end closing process.
  • Prepares analysis, reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Prepares data in an organized and systematic way to achieve maximum efficiency of workflow.
  • Participates in actively improving supporting processes of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Assists with other assignments as needed.
  • BS in Accounting, Finance, or business related degree
  • 5+ years of experience working within Cost Accounting
  • Understanding of both GAAP and IFRS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Accounting software (MAS500 preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Effective communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to adapt to changing needs.
Compensation Package 
  • Up to $90,000 depending on experience
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Excellent Benefits

For immediate consideration, please submit an updated copy of your resume as a Microsoft Word document to Chris Grassit at 

Compensation: Up to $90,000.00

Position Type: Perm

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