Cost Accountant, Sr. in Brecksville at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Job Description


The Opportunity | Cost Accountant


This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and/or maintaining the cost accounting system. We are seeking an innovative, driven, and motivated Cost Accountant that has over seven years of experience within the manufacturing industry. This individual needs to have strong data extrapolation and reconciliation skills, and the ability to analyze manufacturing variances on a daily and monthly basis. This role may require a minimum of 10% international travel.


Location: Brecksville, OH



Your Challenge:



  • Prepares month end journal entries, maintain and reconcile ledger accounts, determine inventory reserve requirements.

  • Collects data, allocates costs and prepares reports on labor, equipment, depreciation, assembly or other operating expenses, ensuring that established procedures are followed.

  • Prepares cost and inventory report statements, manufacturing operations variance reporting and inventory analysis and forecasting.

  • Supports and reviews analysis, preparation and reporting of Customer quotes, for Farris Projects.

  • Produces weekly margin, manufacturing variances and inventory analysis and reporting.

  • Lead monthly meetings with internal customers to provide cost/inventory reporting interpretation, action requirements and or control/policy obligations.

  • Annual Cost Roll coordination, preparation and implementation.

  • Lead and or support annual Farris Group physical inventories that include on-site implementation (Canada, U.K., China and US).

  • Other ad hoc and special reporting related to cost and inventory.



Your Expertise:



  • Knowledge of cost accounting principles in a standard cost environment and project costing.

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Ability to apply corporate accounting guidelines in addition to GAAP.

  • Experience in ERP system required. Exposure to LN ERP system a strong plus.

  • Excellent critical thinking / analytical skills.

  • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Office software required especially Excel.

  • Strong communication (written and oral), organization and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to set priorities, work independently, and bring issues to resolution.

  • International travel required (up to 20%).


This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.