Antech Diagnostics

Senior Cost Accountant

ID 2021-4342


The Senior Cost Accountant will direct activities related to inventory within the organization, including month-end closing processes, product costing, product manufacturing analysis and inventory valuation. Work will involve defining and maintaining cost accounting systems, training employees with GL account responsibilities, meeting deadlines for processing information, answering questions and financial reporting requirements. Internal and external customers are many and varied. Judgment and initiative are frequently exercised. Duties and responsiblities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Perform month-end close activities related to cost accounting.
  • Review, document, update and maintain new and existing cost accounting policies, procedures and process documentation.
  • Prepare and/or review various financial analyses related to manufacturing costs, inventory and expense information, including but not limited to gross margin and variance analyses.
  • Primary review responsibility of warranty liability estimates.
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and timely update of standard costs for all out-sourced and in-house manufactured components and products.
  • Lead and manage the annual physical inventory count processes, including liaison with external auditors. Ensure compliance with cycle count processes.
  • Assist in the quarterly and annual financial audits, including compiling and preparing cost data for support of schedules and questions.
  • Support compliance relating to internal financial controls and procedures for cost accounting and manufacturing operations, including developing and/or updating procedures to enhance efficiency and internal controls.
  • Review monthly inventory account reconciliations, revenue & cost of goods schedules and analyses.
  • Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with the cost accounting function, including but not limited to manufacturing costs and inventory valuation
  • Work with Manager, and operations to develop, enhance and review internal reporting, including analytics, ratios and other analysis.
  • Assist in special projects and provide on-going support to the Finance & Accounting department.
  • Other tasks assigned for ad-hoc analysis.


Work Experience Requirements

  • Strong Inventory control experience
  • Experience working with work quotas, cycle counts, BOM’s
  • Variance analysis
  • Ability to identify and implement required process improvements
  • Experience evaluating product lines
  • Ability to manipulate and organize vast amounts of data
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Crystal reports experience a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills as this position will work cross functionally

Education Requirements 

  • BS Accounting or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Extensive typing & data entry (90%)
  • Predominately sitting (90%)


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