JVT Advisors

Cost/Plant Accountant

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length:  9+ months

Job Summary:  We need a seasoned Cost/Plant Accountant to support manufacturing operations, supply chain management and facilities for this site. Responsibilities will focus on the areas of inventory, cost of goods and fixed assets.


  • Maintain standard costs for all raw materials, WIP, semi-finished and finished goods processes
  • Maintain standard cost system to ensure accuracy of inventory valuation and support annual manufacturing cost standard updates
  • Monitor inventory transactions and processes including scrap, inventory, cycle counts and cost of goods to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate policies
  • Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary for inventory, cost of goods, and fixed assets
  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations for all inventory and cost of goods accounts
  • Prepare and analyze department expense variances (actual to budgets/forecasts)


  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance and five years of relevant accounting experience, including experience in a costing role
  • Experience in a process manufacturing environment and a general understanding of discrete manufacturing
  • Public company experience a plus, with a working knowledge of cGMP
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • SAP experience highly desired


Ian Elliot

Senior Recruiter

Ian is responsible for full-cycle recruiting in many areas, including HR, IT, finance, and administrative. Prior to joining JVT, Ian worked for 5 years as a senior recruiter at Randstad.

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