Cost Accountant

Job Purpose:
This positions reports to the controller with a fast paced cutting edge manufacturer.

Responsibilities’ include but not limited to:

  • Minimum 5 years experience preferred in set-up CNC lathes, multi-axis lathes and 4-axis and 5-axis horizontal milling, vertical milling machines.
  • Assists in the maintenance of a cost accounting system.
  • Ensures accuracy of inventory records, Working with Inventory manager with cycle counts
  • Assists controller with monthly, quarterly and year-to-date financial reporting results relating to gross profit.
  • Establishes labor and overhead rates, bi-annually.
  • Reviews inventory costs for accuracy
  • Conducts cost studies of new and existing products
  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory problems and proposes solutions
  • Assists in monthly inventory journal entries, schedules, reports and closing activities
  • Coordinates year-end audit as it relates to inventory and cost accounting
  • Lead and Manage the quarterly excess and obsolete inventory review process
  • Ensure validity and accuracy of costs through analysis, internal audits and coordination with inventory control, production and work order processing
  • Price out residual material left over from complete projects
  • He/She would be backup for Payroll
  • Other duties may be assigned, as needed or required.


Experience and Skills:

  • Three- Five years experience in general accounting with a manufacturing company, including three years in cost accounting
  • Job costing experience highly desirable
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook software.
  • Experience with Vantage/Epicor a plus.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
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Alken Industries Career Opportunities
2175 Fifth Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779