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Cost Accountant

Vaco

Vaco

Accounting & Finance
New Britain, CT, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Cost Accountant POST NUMBER: 416366

New Britain, CT, US On-Site
July 5th, 2024
Finance
Vaco
$ 35.00 - 45.00 hourly
contract-to-hire
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Are you a detail-oriented accounting professional with a passion for cost management and analysis? An amazing company is seeking a skilled and dedicated Cost Accountant to join our finance team. If you have a strong background in cost accounting and are ready to contribute to the financial success of our organization, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and report on cost variances, identifying trends and providing actionable insights.
  • Perform cost accounting activities, including inventory valuation, cost of goods sold (COGS) calculations, and production cost tracking.
  • Collaborate with production and operations teams to develop accurate cost standards.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements related to cost accounting.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes, providing cost-related data and analysis.
  • Conduct regular audits of cost accounting processes and recommend improvements.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and company policies.
  • Support management with ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Cost Accountant or in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficient in accounting software and MS Excel; experience with ERP systems is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities, with the ability to work collaboratively within a team.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR@vaco.com .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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