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Sr. Cost Accountant (Maintenance and Service)

Company: Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. Cost Accountant (Maintenance and Service) FIN-BKFL-05062022-002


Develops, implements and/or maintains one or a combination of cost accounting systems. Prepares journal entries; maintains and reconciles ledger accounts. Collects data, allocates costs and prepares reports on labor, equipment, depreciation, assembly or other operating expenses, ensuring that established procedures are followed. Prepares financial statements and variance reports as requested. May do analysis and prepare special reports. May interpret reports and records for managers.

The Sr. Cost Accountant is an integral part of the Cost Accounting team, reporting directly to the Cost Accounting Manager. The Sr. Cost Accountant position is accountable for the ongoing analysis of cost, margin analysis, forecasts, budgets and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The position has a strong focus on inventory management and manufacturing accounting. The role will provide accurate financial and statistical data for management to make timely and informed decisions concerning financial performance of the business.

The Sr. Cost Accountant should possess in depth analytical skills, proven time management, ability to meet deadlines, review processes from end to end and make recommendations for efficiencies.


  • Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw materials, labor, inventory, shipping and warranty. Analyzing data collected and recording results. Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyze actuals versus budget/forecast and distribute monthly reports. Create monthly, quarterly & yearly budgets and forecasts. Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System . Assisting in month end close of the general ledger.
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories. Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    Required Skills:
    • Bachelor's Degree in General Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of Accounting or Finance experience.
    • General understanding of accounting concepts and procedures.
    • Strong cost systems background and excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles. Organizational and time management skills to prioritize heavy individual workload to meet time sensitive deadlines.
    • Strong communication skills; demonstrated professional, tactful problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
    • Proficient in MS Excel required, MS Word & PowerPoint experiences a plus.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
    • Handle stressful situations with ease. Able to meet deadlines
      Preferred Skills:
      • Maintenance/Service Industry experience
      • Experience with Managing Inventory
      • Experience with Managing Subledgers
      • Experience with Oracle
        About the Company:

        Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a dynamic billion-dollar global company based in Research Triangle Park, NC, providing retail store solutions to your favorite brands. Have you ever been in a hurry and made use of the self-checkout at Lowe's Foods, earned fuel rewards at Kroger, or just paid for purchases at retailers such as Walmart, Michaels, Carrefour, The Gap, Calvin Klein, Boots, Cencosud, BJ's, or Costco? These are just a few examples of our in-store solutions and impressive customer base that made us the world's installed market share leader.

        The nature of retail is changing quickly, so if you share our 'Together Commerce' vision of a seamless two-way, participatory shopping experience, let's get together to drive the new economy.

        Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc. offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package including the following:
        • Group health coverage (medical, dental, & vision)
        • Employee Assistance Programs
        • Pre-tax spending accounts
        • 401(k) plan (with company match)
        • Company provided life insurance
        • Pet Insurance
        • Employee discounts
        • Generous paid holiday schedule, paid vacation & sick/personal days

          Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, religious creed, disability, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation or any other protected factor. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

          Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should email benefits@toshibagcs.com to request an accommodation.


          We at Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions firmly believe that our people are an integral part to the success of our customers. Furthermore, we're committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all our people as highlighted by our 5 Core Principles (Create Outreach, Foster Belonging, Unleash Opportunity, Diverse Cultural Engagement and Culture of Transparency). We're passionate about our customers the retail industry and becoming a more responsible company as we help create a brighter future.

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