Insulet Corporation

  • Senior Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-MA-Acton | US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 4:39 PM)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Summary

    The Senior 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.
    • Maintain standard costs and cost rollups for all inventory items as needed.
    • Maintain and analyze monthly FIFO inventory variances, building monthly FIFO layers and releasing variances to COGS when sold.
    • Manage inventory reserve process
    • 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

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accountancy
    • Minimum of 4 years related business experience with a basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures.


    Preferred Skills and Competencies:

    • Proficiency with MS Windows and MS Office Software, especially Excel
    • 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


    Physical Requirements:

    • General Office Environment, may sit for long periods of time.



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