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Job Description

Accountant – Job Costing, Inventory


Specific Job Duties


  • Perform monthly cost testing to ensure item cost and extended values are properly recorded.
  • Assist with ERP item card management.
  • Prepare the monthly inventory valuation schedule, investigate and report on adjustments, reconcile to the general ledger, and book journal entries.
  • Prepare calculations of OSMI and Pending Inventory Returns Reserves in accordance with policy.
  • Identify inefficiencies in the job costing and inventory processes as they impact financial close and reporting and work with management and NAV programmer to streamline and improve processes.
  • Manage return order process and assist with job closeout issues.
  • Assist with investigation related to Job Cost and WIP costing variances.
  • Management reporting to include monthly job cost reports. Development of monthly inventory analysis and reporting packet for senior and executive management.
  • Assigned general ledger balance sheet accounts reconciled and income statement accounts prepared and reviewed in accordance with management assertions.
  • Assist with month-end close by preparing journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • General Journal entries are prepared, reviewed and approved in accordance with company policy.
  • Completion of audit work papers for internal and external audits.
  • Special projects as assigned not exclusive to NAV programming changes, procedural changes, and training.

Job Requirements

Accountant – Job Costing, Inventory


  • BS in Accounting or related field, CPA and/or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 2 years’ accounting experience with knowledge of U.S. GAAP financial statements, public company experience a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel; proficiency in Word and Outlook.
  • Accuracy in working with large amounts of data.
  • High degree of initiative, creativity, and problem solving ability required.
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV or experience with an organizational ERP system.

Expected Results from the Employee

  • External and Internal deadlines are met in regards to accounting duties and assignments.
  • All assigned general ledger accounts have been prepared and documented for review in accordance with policy.
  • Assigned management reporting is published timely and accurately.
  • All company policies and procedures are followed in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and any other applicable regulations.

Core Competencies

  • Work Ethic – Self-directed, dedicated to producing accurate work with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills; meets tight deadlines and works well under pressure.
  • Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions, displays orientation to profitability, aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Communicator – Exhibits strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities, positive contributor to morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate players in decision-making process.
  • Analytical – Collects and researches data; designs work flows and procedures
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in a group setting
  • Project Management – Ability to manage multiple project, develops project plans, communicates changes and progress.
  • Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving processes throughout the organization
  • Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; monitors transition and evaluates results
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt quickly to a rapidly changing environment.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Telecommunications, Security
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0801G2-Staff Accountant
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