Randstad Cost Accountant in New Hartford, Connecticut

Cost Accountant

job details:

  • location:New Hartford, CT

  • salary:$65,000 - $75,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, January 21, 2019

  • experience:5 Years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:450266

  • questions:203-929-7400.

job description

Cost Accountant

job summary:

A privately owned, industry leading Manufacturing Company has a need for a Cost Accountant, . The focus of the Cost Accountant will be to assist with both general accounting and cost accounting activities. The company offers room for advancement and is very family-oriented and employee-centric!

location: New Hartford, Connecticut

job type: Permanent

salary: $65,000 - 75,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 6

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 5 Years


  • Participate in month/quarter-end closing

  • General ledger activities including journal entries and report generation

  • Prepare timely and accurate financial, sales, and management reports

  • Multi-state Sales and use tax preparation

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Account reconciliations

  • Code and enter invoices and check requests

  • Resolve problems and obtain necessary documentation such as purchase orders, proof of delivery and required forms (W-9, W8-BEN, etc.)

  • Prepares product cost inputs and calculates standard cost.

  • Compares manufacturing expenses to budget

  • Analyzes variances from cost estimates

  • Assists in annual budgeting and forecasting process including the review of manufacturing inputs

  • Performs ad-hoc costing and operations analysis as needed

  • Variance analysis including PPV, inventory price changes, rework

  • Assists in determining and implementing cost accounting procedures and methods


  • BA/BS in Accounting or finance

  • 5-8 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing/cost environment

  • Prior ERP experience, SAP experience a strong plus

  • Ability to prepare and present reports

  • Excellent Excel skills

Compensation : $65-75K, bonus potential, strong benefit plan

skills: Cost Accounting

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