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Robert Half International Cost Accountant in Bolton, Massachusetts


  • Collaborate with Engineering, Purchasing, and Operations to maintain the accuracy and reliability of BOMs and Routings in ERP

  • Investigates, analyzes and illustrates costs and variances; Manufacturing, Raw Materials, Freight, Make, Buy, Inventory, Labor utilization, and Service areas to fully understand and target opportunities across the facility.

  • Accountability of daily, weekly and monthly operational reports focusing on Key Performance Indicators.

  • Drive root cause analysis and innovative problem-solving which impact our costs across the organization.

  • Prepares journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis for all inventory related activities including material consumption, labor and overhead.

  • Performs settlement process to cost inventory production

  • Assists in the development of direct labor and overhead rates used for annual standard cost rolls.

  • Analyzes aged, obsolete, and excess inventory to establish reserves in accordance with corporate policy.

  • Maintains fixed assets ledgers and monitors status of capital projects to ensure proper accounting treatment.

  • Investigates and analyzes balance sheet transactions for accuracy utilizing financial understanding to trace to source data and validate transactions.

  • Investigates, analyzes, and classifies transactions from various company entities for reporting in compliance with GAAP.

  • Coordinates with IT department for system issues, maintenance, and development such as production, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, receiving, shipping, and other.

  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field (essential).

  • At least three to five years of cost accounting work experience (essential).

  • Working knowledge of ERP required; ERP super-user preferred

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles.

  • Solid understanding of costing systems; able to participate in time-and-motion studies and populate BOM and Router to create a Costed Manufacturing Bill

  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent report-writing, verbal communication, and technical skills.

  • Must have experience working in manufacturing environment; time spent on shop floor, setting standard costs, variance analysis, cost of WIP and Cost of Quality metrics

  • Demonstrable financial modeling skills; Excel, Pivot Tables, Business Intelligence software

FOR immediate consideration and screening please connect with me on Linked IN (Eric Lebow)

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