Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Top Prospect Group, Inc.
Location
Norwalk
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 19, 2016
Closes
Sep 29, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Our client in Norwalk CT. is looking for a Cost Accountant to assist and support the Cost Accounting Manager in the cost accounting functions, to ensure that expenses are complete and accurate and ensure the accuracy of inventory. Essential Functions: monitor and analyze production variances including scrap activity. support various levels of operations management. monitor and reconcile inventory and follow up on aged balances. Individual is expected to be proficient at data-mining and create additional reports that add transparency to financial transactions. responsible for preparing various inventory account reconciliations. responsible for the input of costs for all new part numbers as well as processing standard cost changes as required in DataWorks. responsible for assisting in annual physical inventories by auditing physical counts and reviewing discrepancy reports to ensure accuracy of inventory quantities, and making proper adjustments as required. This will include off site locations as well as headquarters. assist the Cost Accounting Manager by reviewing and analyzing various statements and related expense accounts, as directed. assist the Cost Accounting Manager with internal and external audits. This may require gathering documentation, explaining control processes, compiling data, etc. prepare standard monthly journal entries and assist with financial close, as directed. assist in the annual cost update, by reviewing accuracy of proposed costs. generate various monthly reports. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university. Minimum of three to five years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external personnel. Ability to work independently. Accuracy and detail oriented. Willingness to travel as needed. Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products to include Advanced Excel, Word, Outlook.

Company Description:

Top Prospect Group founders and management team offer more than 25 years of experience in Information Technology, Finance and Accounting solutions, and Creative consultants. Our fundamental goal is to build successful relationships resulting in accurate job and prospect representations. Top Prospect Group meets with those we work with face-to-face to garner a better understanding of candidate or client requirements. By leveraging our experience and market insight, we are then able to provide a more consistent recruitment process.