1/30/17-Senior Cost Accountant

1/30/17-Senior Cost Accountant

1/30/17-Senior Cost Accountant

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Accountant to join a growing medical device manufacturing company in the Durham area.

Responsibilities:
• Identify and lead the financial integration of Fishbowl with QuickBooks for Cost and Inventory Accounting and maintain the integrity of the modules and data.
• Direct the preparation, calculation and recording of the standard material, labor, overhead and manufacturing costs on a monthly basis.
• Ensure all data is accurately and uniformly recorded and reported to properly represent the Company’s financial position.
• Prepare journal entries and reconcile inventories to balance sheet.
• Assist with month-end closing, reporting & other general accounting tasks.
• Analyze changes in manufacturing design, raw materials, and manufacturing methods to determine effects of cost and report recommendations for corrective actions.
• Assist with development and verify accuracy of BOMs (and routings if implemented).
• Review and analyze costs for contract manufacturer.
• Prepare make vs. buy analyses.
• Prepare analysis of returns on capital projects.
• Assist with physical inventory; safeguarding controls to record movements immediately, cycle counts and periodic physical adjustments.
• Analyze variance review inventory levels of raw materials and finished goods, analyze variance to ensure that they are appropriate per business rules.
• Analyze audits of costs and prepare reports, including month-end reporting for inventory.
• Perform other duties and special projects as needed.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
• Minimum of 8+ years Accounting experience with 5+ years experience in Manufacturing Cost Accounting.
• Previous experience with QuickBooks and with Fishbowl.
• Strong proficiency in Advanced Spreadsheet concepts using Excel, QuickBooks and Fishbowl.
• Successful candidate is expected to have/ quickly build a good understanding of medical device manufacturing/QA environment to be able to deliver the expectations of the role.
• Strong Cost Systems background and excellent analytical skills necessary.
• Must have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles standards, codes, and concepts to ensure they are being followed.