Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #38217
  • Salary: $100,000

Job Overview – Senior Cost Accountant:
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Senior Cost Accountant to join our Accounting team in a hybrid role, with an on-site requirement of 2-3 days per week. This individual will lead the areas of inventory, standard costing, and cost of goods, reporting to the Cost Accounting Manager.

Location: Boston, MA
Compensation: $100,000 – $105,000/year + bonus
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday (Hybrid)

Responsibilities as the Senior Cost Accountant:

  • Standard Cost System: Maintain inventory valuation accuracy and update standard costs.
  • Month-End Close: Prepare inventory and COGS journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Variance Management: Track and resolve key variances (PPV, Material, Labor, OH) with cross-functional teams.
  • BOM Analysis & Collaboration: Support BOM analysis; partner with supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution/warehouse teams to address issues.
  • Global Inventory Management: Manage global inventory transactions and valuation, including E&O exposure.
  • Reporting & Compliance: Prepare monthly Inventory and COGS reports, ensure GAAP and SOX compliance.
  • Metrics & Cycle Count Program: Develop monthly metrics for operations and FP&A review; implement and oversee an effective cycle count program.
  • Audit & Digital Transformation: Participate in the financial audit process; drive cost accounting and operations digital/automation transformation.
  • Process Improvement & Ad Hoc Projects: Continuously refine costing procedures and systems; support special projects as needed.

Qualifications for the Senior Cost Accountant:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Experience: 4+ years of cost accounting in publicly traded companies; process manufacturing environment experience.
  • Skills: Advanced Microsoft Office and Excel skills; knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX compliance.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 38217