Cost Accounting Manager | Job ID: Job #2185


Our client has been a leading solutions provider of high temperature materials and composites for more than 50 years, serving the Department of Defense and NASA.

Their materials are being used on ground-breaking space initiatives such as the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and the heat shield for NASA's Mars 2020 mission, important missile programs, airfoils in commercial and military jet engines, and as lightweight armor for U.S. military ground vehicles.

We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented Cost Accounting Manager to join our Finance team! As the Cost Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for all inventory and job cost gathering and reconciliation, as well as reporting to senior leadership on Job Cost success against budget. You will also act as the primary liaison with governmental contracting and auditing agencies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create monthly schedules for journal entry
  • Monthly rate review/budget postings
  • Report Job Cost Status to Operations, Program Management
  • Track Job Cost Status in Excel and Access
  • Create original input reports for Billing and Reviewing Month-End Billing
  • Government Production Labor Hours downloaded, reconciled in Excel and uploaded into Access weekly
  • DCAA/DCMA Audit scheduling and support
  • Internal Timesheet Audit
  • Overtime & Direct Cost reporting
  • Incurred Cost Submission & Direct Costs scheduling
  • Forward Pricing – Sales by Category COGS vs Product Line Direct Cost Component testing

What We Need From You

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Finance/Accounting; or 5-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a team and independently when required
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong, in-depth understanding of cost accounting
  • Experience with cost accounting for products, contracts, or services
  • Demonstrably effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrably effective in engaging with employees and maintaining an open-door policy
  • Sensitivity towards consistently meeting changing and challenging deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Sage100 or comparable ERP, Project Management Systems

What You'll Get From Us

  • 16 ETO days
  • 12 paid holidays (including Winter Closure!)
  • Medical / Dental / Vision effective on day of hire
  • 401k Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • $1000 Sign-On Bonus

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