Cost Accountant

Winchester, KY

Posted: 09/13/2023 Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -092023-17532

Job Description

Cost Accountant

  • SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.Title: Cost Accountant
  • Location: Winchester, KY
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM
  • Salary: up to $28 (Paid Weekly - Benefits Available)
  • Employment Type: 3-6 month contract (potential for extension)

Environment: The Cost Accountant assists with month end closing, including preparation of month end and quarter end reporting packages, and pursues process improvements such as report automation utilizing current or future ERP applications. Incumbent also assists in the establishing of product routings, costs and variance analysis. Coordinates inventory related activities with Inventory Control, including cycle count activities, and help ensure overall inventory accuracy. Ensures SOX related activities are conducted according to documentation, helps coordinate changes as required, and works with PTS and corporate as required in the review and testing of SOX related processes. Works with internal and external auditors as required.

Essential Functions:

Participate in month-end closing, preparing journal entries in areas such as inventory related adjustments and write-offs, reserves analysis, reconciliations, and data collection and preparation of monthly/quarterly reporting

Utilizing current or future ERP applications, automate creation of the monthly and quarterly reporting packages to ensure timeliness and accuracy, providing direct download capabilities where possible to eliminate redundant data entry; also use extraction capabilities to perform ad-hoc projects and analysis

Assist in establishment of product routings, review of current routings and BOMs for accuracy, special costing projects, and provide management with accurate and timely reports

Collect, analyze and report on product variances generated to operations and plant management; provide explanations as to cause and effect of variances, or point out if BOM or routings issue, or planned deviations such as alternative work center utilization

Coordinate inventory related activities with management and Inventory Control, including analysis, reporting, cycle count activities (such as blind counts); inventory adjustment needs; and help ensure overall inventory accuracy

Ensure SOX related activities are conducted as documented, help coordinate changes as required, and work with PTS and corporate as required in the review and testing of SOX related processes; this includes working with both internal and external auditors

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a directly related field.

5 years General Accounting/Costing experience in a manufacturing environment




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