Jr. Cost Accountant

Leading Machining Manufacturer
Flushing, NY
Apr 03, 2017
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Job Description

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities
  • Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by product group by customer
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, and analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
  • Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories
  • Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
  • Compare actual costs to estimates and analyze variances
  • Analyzes and monitors raw material inventory
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory liability accounts by product group by customer
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
  • Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules tax schedules and others
  • Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management
  • Set up quote into standard quote templates
  • Analyze, compare and interpret detailed and defined information
  • Maintaining quotes log, quotes calendar and activity tracking
  • Assist in identification of and preparation for parts to be sent out for quotation
  • Execute material quotation process, as needed, by gathering and analyzing cost data
  • Coordinate with engineering and manufacturing to obtain labor estimates, test, NRE and other costs
  • Review all labor, material and NRE estimates and rate structures for each bid
  • Serve as one of the key members of final bid / quote review team
  • Update net customer change reports
  • Enter sales orders in ERP system
  • Maintain customer's orders to ensure correct order and invoicing via EDI system
  • Identify any transmission errors to clear orders
  • Participate in customer discussions as required
  • Serve as point of contact for activities in area of responsibility
  • Undertake special projects and other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Requires 3-5 years of experience.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment or other area involving reading and understanding production drawings and bills of material a plus.
  • Experience dealing with customers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance.
  • Knowledge of Epicor 9, or other ERP system, is a plus
  • Experience with accounting software and database management techniques and tools
  • Proficient in MS office tools

Key Competencies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed.
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Must be able to navigate the Internet efficiently.
  • Must have basic understanding of ERP and EDI systems.

Company Description
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

Growing Backlog
Competitive Rate Structure (Depending on Ability and Experience)
Modern Equipment and Attractive Shop
Equal Employment Opportunity

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
401K Matching
Profit Sharing and Bonuses

Flushing, NY


Sun, 2 Apr 2017 08:36:35 PDT