Job Description

An International Manufacturing Company located in Bergen County, New Jersey is searching for a Cost Accountant who will have the following responsibilities:
  • Identify Cost drivers and suggest Cost improvements.
  • Develop labor and overhead rates, review material Costs for annual revisions.
  • Review and analyze cost information to explain cost variances.
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts and investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues.
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials.
  • Perform accounting for inventory, fixed assets, and work in progress (WIP).
  • Provide manufacturing variance and trend analysis.
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close.
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Work with the materials review board to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory.
  • Calculate cost analysis and conduct ongoing process constraint analyses.
  • Provide the following reports: breakeven points by products; work centers and factories; and margins by product.
  • Provide reporting on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances and in addition to analyzing capital budgeting requests.
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks and Month End Close Activities.
  • Will be required to participate in Audits.
Qualified candidates for the Cost Accountant role should possess:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience in manufacturing industry
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skill
  • Energetic, willing to learn and capable of being a team player
The total compensation range for this opportunity is $65,000 to $70,000 with excellent benefits.  If you are interested in this excellent opportunity (and/or others similar to it) please forward your resume to and/or call us at (973) 921-9777. Ref.  # 07022. Visit our website at to learn more about Nauticus Group and to view more job postings.

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