Cost Accountant in Passaic, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/22/2020

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    Passaic, NJ
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Cost Accountant for a client of ours located in the Passaic County area. For this role you must have a minimum of 2 years' experience working as a Cost Accountant, product costing experience highly desired.


  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories

Cost Accountant will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, accounting theory, and month end close procedures.
  • Computer Literate - Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
  • Experience with Peachtree a plus
  • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

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