Cost Accountant

December 3, 2020

Cost Accountant

Cold Chain Technologies
December 2, 2020
Franklin, Massachusetts
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The Cost Accountant is responsible for carrying out assigned day to day activities pertaining to the accounting department. The Cost Accountant is required to perform work in a timely and accurate manner, adhere to accounting timelines and deadlines, work in a safe manner, maintain 5S standards and work towards meeting company metrics.

General Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month-end journal entries and reports
  • Set standards for purchased and manufactured parts based upon bills of materials and operations.
  • Reconcile inventory balances and help coordinate inventory counts
  • Create and process new fixed assets and disposals
  • Provide overall fixed asset support to multiple property locations
  • Ensure accurate asset capitalization and classification
  • Provide support for audits.
  • All other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


  • Responsible to:
  • Work effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Follow accounting timelines and deadlines.
  • Follow SOPs and Work Instructions pertaining to the accounting area.
  • Cross train in the department, as requested.
  • Accounting system maintenance and develop ad hoc reports as necessary
  • Product costing and application of costs and allocations

Safety and Environment:

  • Work in compliance with all safety guidelines and communicate improvement ideas and department or health and safety issues to the Controller.
  • Maintain assigned areas to standards as dictated by 5S practices.
  • Work in accordance with lean manufacturing practices.
  • Special Requirements (License, Permit, Certification, Physical Limitations, etc…):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years of applicable accounting experience
  • Experience with a computerized ERP production control system preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office, Intermediate Excel Skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
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