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Cost Accountant in Andover, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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  • Location:
    Andover, MA
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Job Description

Major Responsibilities:

  • Cost Accounting
    • Utilize all tools available to effectively monitor production costs
    • Review, analyze and correct order costs as needed.
    • Communicate significant issues to management and business unit.
    • Understand downstream accounting and financial ramifications of adjustments made.
    • Ensure procedures are documented and updated
    • Monthly close
      • Run select month-end reports in adherence to month-end schedules.
      • Review reports for completeness and accuracy.
      • Report any potential issues to management
      • Distribute to appropriate recipients in a timely manner.
      • Reconciliations
        • Analyze monthly activity in select sub-ledgers and compare activity to general ledger accounts.
        • Investigate and resolve reconciling items in a timely manner.
        • Communicate potential issues to management.
        • Other Support
          • Assist with ad hoc analysis as requested.
          • Assist with cost accounting requirements for the annual audit.
          • Support other team members and share knowledge.
          • Proactively resolve open issues and questions


  • Solid understanding of Cost Accounting principles
  • Proficiency with SAP, EPM, and Analysis for Office (AO)
  • Advanced Excel skills including vlookups, pivot tables, arrays, data management, etc.
  • Effective communication skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics
  • Minimum 5 years cost accounting experience