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Staff Accountant

  • Location: Glen Burnie
  • Salary: 75000.0-85000.0$ per year +
  • Job Type:Direct Placement

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Mike Schiano
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 7322386050
  • Start Date: 04/19/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-05739
The Cost Accountant ensures the costs of business transactions are accurate and compliant with all Accounting Standards The position will work the Corporate Controller and Operations to ensure all job costs are accurate and suggest cost reductions without compromising service
Reports to Corporate Controller
Responsibilities include but not limited to
Prepare monthly journal entries and review for anomalies and other inconsistencies
Review and process month end engagement accruals as well as Estimate of completion data
Maintain fixed asset listing and book monthly depreciation
Prepare monthly and quarterly accounting reports for submission to management
Assist with engagement cost transfers
Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis and generate reports for management
Assist Controller with suggesting changes to policies or procedures to increase cash flow
Review rates of depreciation labor and overhead and suggest policy changes to improve profitability
Generate PPV reports and analyze findings
Establish inventory standard costs and update them as appropriate
Maintain and review the general ledger and reconcile balance sheet accounts
Create and monitor actual cost versus budget analysis per job
Ensure all Cost tracking is documented timely and accurately
Review and report inventory levels and variances
Review and report Labor Utilization
Review Overhead percentage calculations to ensure full absorption
Ensure all financial reporting is completed timely and accurately
Ensure all processes are documented and up to date
Minimum of 6 years in general or cost accounting experience
Experience in developing and maintain standard cost process
Experience in analyzing overhead percentages to be utilized in standard cost projections for both labor and material
Experience in Construction ndash WIP Percentage of Completion Accruals
Experience in communicating with varying stakeholders interests demands and communication styles
Excellent data mining skills utilizing all available tools
Strong problemsolvingtroubleshooting skills
Attention to detail and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelor39s Degree majoring in Accounting or related field
Physical Demands
The physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position which sometimes includes lifting objects over 20 pounds Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Job Type Fulltime Exempt May be required to work additional hours andor weekends as needed to meet assigned workload
Location Glen Burnie MD