The Senior Cost Accountant Develops, reviews, and controls standard costs while analyzing variances and the effect on the P&L. Reconcile raw material, WIP, finished goods and calculated inventory turns and obsolescence.   Prepare month-end journal entries, reconcile accounts, and review monthly financials, while maintaining efficient gross margins. Maintains good housekeeping practices and ensuring that all company policies and safety rules are followed. 


  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the standard cost control systems and procedures. 
  • Maintain and follow procedures and processes for creating and updating standard costs, including labor and overhead rate calculations
  • Establish, monitor, and maintain policies and procedures for the management of material; continuously evaluate and refine standards of practice and processes to seek efficiencies and improve gross margins.
  • Liaison to IT to implement new ERP modules for manufacturing and inventory flow accuracy and efficiency.
  • Establish and maintain procedures and processes for valuing the year-end physical inventory; ensure the highest degree of inventory accuracy through monitoring the maintenance of the perpetual inventory system.
  • Monitor and analyze the Cycle Count Program and assist in Inventory Audits.
  • Review and recommend potential write-off of obsolete and damaged inventory; ensure a realistic valuation of goods-on-hand.
  • Analyze and report manufacturing variances.
  • Reconcile and analyze various general ledger accounts.
  • Review and analyze monthly manufacturing expenses.
  • Work directly with Plant Management and Engineers to develop cost for new products.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field of study.
  • Five (5) years of hands-on cost accounting experience with inventory control experience within the manufacturing industry.
  • Oracle ERP within the manufacturing industry experience required.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing BOMs, routers, WIP, and creation of standard cost from the bottom up.
  • Inventory system implementation experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Inventory Management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, pivot tables, macros, etc.
  • Public Entity experience preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain professional relationships with persons at varying levels within and outside the Company.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to maintain information in a logical and easily understood fashion.
  • Good planning skills and the ability to apply forethought in decision making. 
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.