• Syracuse, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Staff Accountant

Cryomech is a Syracuse based high tech manufacturer.  We are a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of a diverse line of cryogenic products serving the entire globe. We pride ourselves on maintaining a culture of teaching and learning.  If you have the drive, we can teach you to do any job.

Position Summary

The staff accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities.  Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data and by preparing reports.  Validates the allocation of all direct and indirect payroll costs This position must maintain the appropriate level of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive areas of accounting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Validate cost of goods sold during the month and provide month end reconciliation.
  • Review and validate and reconcile gross margins at month end by product.
  • Assist with budget process, analyze capital budget requests
  • Analyze, document, and communicate monthly manufacturing variances.
  • Work with manufacturing team to understand processes and to seek cost and efficiency improvements.
  • Participate in production meetings, conduct ongoing process constraint analysis
  • Establish and monitor standard costs, ensuring all standards are accurate.
  • Accumulate and apply overhead costs as required by GAAP
  • Calculate break even points by product and by work center
  • Create and maintain cost benefit analysis for changing vendors and outsourcing production.
  • Daily balancing and reconciliation of shop floor payroll for direct and indirect labor
  • Prepare schedules and reports detailing key variances on financial statements.
  • Reconcile inventories and cost of goods.
  • Conduct inventory reserve and slow-moving stock analysis on a quarterly basis
  • Provide detailed cost estimates for new products and proposed changes to current products.
  • Participate in the month end close process, analyzing anomalies and recording journal entries as needed.
  • Assist the Treasurer as necessary.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited College or University; Minimum 3 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment working with standard cost and cost variance analysis.

Employee Benefits

  • Cryomech offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K, long and short-term disability, life, employee stock option plan (ESOP), training, tuition reimbursement, and Paid Time Off (PTO).

Cryomech is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other New York State or federally protected characteristic.


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