Cost Accountant
Plug Power Inc. - Latham, NY

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Primary responsibilities include: coordinate cost accounting and operations/logistics reporting processes; data processing with ERP systems; standard, average and job order costing; proper GAAP and statutory inventory valuation; transfer pricing, and managing special projects in related areas as required. This position reports to the corporate controller.

  • Work with Operations to plan, analyze, and communicate manufacturing results.
  • Produce informative, detailed reports outlining efficiencies, production, and key financial information for management review;
  • Assist in month end closing activities;
  • Maintain internal controls and costing information related to production process
  • Design and implement strategies, best practices and process improvements to ensure efficient control and reporting of operational results
  • Implement and monitor standard work procedures for product cost tracking;
  • Perform detailed reviews of all product lines;
  • Setup and maintain Bill of Materials;
  • Develop and implement a standard cost accounting system;
  • Prepare Monthly Product Report on Gross Margins;
  • Prepare product analyses as requested;
  • Guide cost analysis process by implementing, refining, and reporting cost account processes that highlight operational opportunities and initiate projects that provide effective solutions;
  • Coordinate and conduct cycle counts and annual physical counts; and
  • Participates in annual budget and review process.
Required Experience EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

1) B.S. degree in accounting, CPA certificate a plus.

2) 5+ years experience in a cost accounting capacity is required. ERP system experience required

3) Multiple plant location experience a plus.