Pharmaceutical Senior Cost Accountant-Minimum 5-7 years exp.
The Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of accounting for inventories in our Minnesota location. Responsibilities include establishment, analysis and maintenance of standard costs, monthly variance analysis, monthly reconciliations, and assistance with budgeting, planning, and forecasting of inventory and cost of goods sold. In addition, the Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for project cost accounting, which includes tracking and accounting for external costs and internal labor associated with internal development projects and revenue generating development projects with customers. More specific responsibilities include: Establish standard costs and update as appropriate Review and analyze depreciation, labor and overhead rates and allocations and suggest policy and/or process improvements Develop comprehensive understanding and assume complete responsibility for accounting process flows from the manufacturing operations through general ledger entries Conduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis and generate reports for management Perform gross margin analysis and analyze purchase price and manufacturing variances Analyze costs of raw materials and other supplies, and create cost–benefit analyses for changing vendors Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs Maintain cost accounting system Calculate cost estimates for new and proposed products Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services Reconcile inventory accounts on a monthly basis Coordinate annual physical inventory and cycle counts Generate project cost reports and determine costs to be deferred and costs to be recognized against development revenue Maintain project cost tracking system and methods Prepare monthly journal entries manually or through electronic creation utilizing ERP system Complete ad hoc projects as directed by senior management POSITION REQUIREMENTS In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are a number of traits that a successful candidate will possess. Technical 5–7+ years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment Bachelor's Degree in accounting CMA and/or CPA preferred Must have a strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills Sound understanding of US GAAP Experience with SOX controls and documentation in a publicly held company preferred Strong Excel skills Other Skills and Abilities Ability to analyze and modify processes in a complex and growing environment Welcomes the challenges that come with a rapidly growing company High degree of accuracy and attention to detail Self–starting personality; ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously; ability to work independently and make decisions Ability and inclination to roll up sleeves and dig in Dependence on and confidence in own abilities to get things done Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards Able to meet tight deadlines on multiple priorities About Working at Antares: Antares Pharma is committed to recruiting highly talented individuals who thrive in a dynamic environment and who can work together in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. At Antares Pharma, innovative and creative thinking is highly valued. Our culture is characterized by openness and fairness where all employees have an opportunity to make a difference. Our benefits program recognizes all employees, at all levels. Our job satisfaction at the end of the day is rooted in knowing that the work we do can have a real impact on the lives of patients and the healthcare community who serve them. At the end of the day, we leave our jobs knowing: We've made medicine easier to administer??? so compliance is higher and patients feel better We are part of a team that cares about each other and our patients We have an opportunity to work in an environment that values our ideas We will be respected for who we are We are challenged It is this talent, dedication and shared purpose that makes Antares Pharma an exciting place to work. We hire individuals with multiple industry experience who bring a vast array of ideas and energy. We are growing and looking for high energy creative people! Benefits at Antares Pharma: Health and Wellness Choice of Medical Plans PPO, or High Deductible (including a company funded HSA) with prescription coverage Dental PPO Plan Basic and Supplemental Vision Plan HSA, Health FSA, and Dependent Care FSA Financial Well Being 401(K) Plan with (50% match up to annual IRS max) and a wide array of investment options Company paid income protection including Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Company paid Life & ADD Insurance Company–provided vehicle (sales employees only) Annual Employee Stock Option grant program (non–sales employees) Annual Bonus Program (non–sales employees) Work/Life Balance Paid Time Off Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holidays Educational Assistance Employee Assistance Program Health Advocate Learn More About Us: Antares Pharma, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. *****We are not accepting solicitations from Recruiters or Consultants at this time.