Cost Accountant
Precision Boilers - Morristown, TN

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The cost accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards
  • Prepare, analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by brand by customer type
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward
  • Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls
  • Prepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accounts by customer type by division
  • Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability
  • Work in special projects as required
  • 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
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
  • Detail oriented, good written & verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  • Update standard costs in the bill of materials
  • 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
  • Analyze cost accounting data and coordinate cycle count/physical inventories
  • Report on breakeven points by products, work centers, and factories
  • Report on margins by product and division
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks

Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 3+ years of cost accounting experience

Supervises: None


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