Cost Accountant - Manufacturing


PTR’s business in Enfield, CT is currently seeking a Cost Accountant to join our Finance team. The position is responsible for product costing, product manufacturing analysis, inventory valuation and reporting activities.

  • Perform month-end closing processes including but not limited to preparing and posting journal entries and performing account analysis.
  • Develop standard cost updates and ensure that changes are controlled and updated as needed.
  • Complete recurring management reports detailing sales, financial performance, operating performance and balance sheet fluctuations.
  • Responsible for cycle counting programs including the investigation of major count variances to determine root causes.
  • Planning, studying and collecting data to determine costs of manufacturing activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Assist in preparation for A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets, Payments, Invoices and Inventory Schedules.
  • Collaborate with Quality, Job Shop, Shipping and IT departments to improve accounting processes.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports, recording entries.
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
  • Analyzing data collected and recording results.
  • Assist in making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Sales and use tax return preparation-various states.
  • Prepare other reports and assists in special projects and analysis as assigned by management.
  • Various other accounting and finance tasks as necessary.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Proficiency in Windows environment with strong Excel skills; knowledge of accounting software. (Syteline a plus)
  • Previous cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting procedures.
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills, with close attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

At PTR-Precision Technologies, we offer our employees a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Medical and Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous 401k Plan
  • Employer Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume today.
We are an equal opportunity employer.