Cost Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $75k - $85k
POSTED: Nov 17, 2022

Our client is a well-known business located in Paramus, NJ that is looking for a Cost Accountant to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$75k – $85k Depending on experience

Position Overview:

Our client is looking for an experienced Cost Accountant to help complete their daily accounting tasks such as month-end close, financial analysis, and ad-hoc projects as necessary. The perfect candidate for this position is an enthusiastic team player who is hardworking, accountable, and highly motivated.

Responsibilities of the Cost Accountant:

  • Assist with month-end close
  • Prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs on a quarterly basis
  • Help prepare various tax and corporate reports as needed on a timely basis
  • Maintain well-organized financial records and repositories
  • Ensure the company remains compliant with GAAP and statutory financial regulations

Qualifications of the Cost Accountant:

  • 5+ years of Accounting experience with a concentration in cost accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment and standard costing is a plus
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and to successfully work independently
  • Strong research, analytical, and organization skills
  • Excellent communication and written skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred


  • Client-provided benefits available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 116123