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Cost Accountant in Hartford, CT at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hartford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2019
  • Job ID:
    359395

Job Description


Five plus years of Cost Accounting experience with a thorough knowledge of accounting theory.
Strong skills in MS Office, primarily excel and word.
Familiarity with EPICOR ERP system. Other software experience a plus.
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DESCRIPTION:


  • Accurately maintain standard cost system within EPICOR, for parts, including labor, overhead and material cost. Work with engineering and purchasing staff to determine cost of new products.
  • Prepare variance analysis, primary finance interface with production staff to analyze and correct variances.
  • Complete manufacturing month-end close process. Responsible for preparation of journal entries for monthly closings.
  • Complete reconciliations, accurately and timely for inventory and related accounts.
  • Assist month-end, quarter-end and year-end close activities, including external audits.
  • Prepare and analyze excess and obsolete inventory reserves, including preparation and posting of required journal entries.
  • Assist and monitor the daily cycle count process, including insuring that procedures are followed, parts are properly coded, and monthly, quarterly, and annual counts meet the minimum required coverage.
  • Monitor inventory in system for negative quantities and parts without standard cost. At a minimum, this must be done weekly.

  • Assist in the preparation of standard and specialized financial reports for internal and external requirements.
  • Prepare monthly bank reports and analysis required to support ABL.
  • Prepare monthly forecasts and annual budgets for manufacturing activities.
  • Manage Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR's) including setup and/or disposal of assets within the FAS system. Prepare monthly journal entries for additions/disposals and depreciation expense.
  • Support the implementation, review and remediation of internal controls required to meet SOX 404 compliance.
  • Assist with special projects and analysis when required.


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    RESPONSIBILITY FOR PERSONNEL:
    No direct supervisor responsibility, but may be requested to direct a team of accountants or clerks. Position requires the ability to work with various levels of staff throughout the company.
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    FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
    Important role in assuring the cost information is properly collected and disseminated. Monitors certain financial controls, that if not properly maintained could have considerable impact on profitability and reporting.
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    RESPONSIBILITY FOR POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION:
    Cost Accountant should be able to provide suggestions to improve current policies and procedures in operational areas of concern to the Finance Department.
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    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP AND NORMAL CONTACTS:
    Reports directly to the Division Controller.
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