Insulet Corporation

  • Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-MA-Acton | US-MA-Acton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/5/2018 12:25 PM)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Summary

    The Cost Accountant will be responsible cost accounting processes including monthly cost close, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and audit support. This position will interact frequently with all levels of Operations, Accounting, and Finance personnel and will be responsible for special projects that may be cross functional and will drive value for the company.  


    • Monthly inventory close including reporting monthly inventory perpetual to ledger status including break out of specific inventory categories including spare parts.
    • Maintaining standard costs and cost rollups for all inventory items as needed.
    • Maintain monthly FIFO inventory variances, building monthly FIFO layers and releasing variances to COGS when sold.
    • Tracking, analyzing and reporting on material scrap.  Provide management with a monthly report of actual scrap, scrap accruals, and inventory at risk.
    • Monthly accruals for manufacturing operations.
    • Manage monthly warranty expense and analyze the sufficiency of the liability on the balance sheet.
    • Monitoring daily production transactions, identifying and addressing transactional issues with Operations, proactively managing Cost processes outside of close.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Education and Experience

    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accountancy or equivalent business experience
    • Proficiency with MS Windows and MS Office Software, especially Excel
    • Minimum of 2 years related business experience with a basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures.



    • Excellent communication and analytical skills
    • Continuous improvement / Lean orientation and skills
    • Deadline oriented with attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to handle multiple projects
    • Team player


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